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Saturday, January 23, 2016
Hot Topic: Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week
Between 16-23 January 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE hosted the annual Sustainability Week (ADSM). This global platform is considered to be the largest conference on sustainability in the Middle East, and presents a perfect opportunity for discussion on sustainability issues among international experts. Among the usual ...

Friday, January 15, 2016
Hot Topic: Dutch Council Presidency presents its new programme in EP
In the beginning of January 2016, the Netherlands took over the EU Council Presidency from Luxembourg. On 11 January 2016, the Dutch Presidency presented its new programme relating to energy to the EP’s ITRE committee, and on 14 January 2016, the Dutch Presidency put forth ...

Friday, January 8, 2016
Hot Topic: Post-COP21 actions appear promising as European RES deployment gives hope
Following the COP21, there has been a steady increase in the worldwide RES deployment, a decline in popularity of coal-production, as well as signs that RES-based systems worldwide may not only be achievable, but also economically viable. For example, researchers at Lappeenranta University of Technology ...

Friday, December 18, 2015
Hot Topic: COP21 deal prompts global RES boost and European energy policy reconsiderations
The COP21 agreement containing countries’ pledges to reduce GHG emissions and to strive to keep increases in temperatures below 1,5 ºC was reached only last Saturday (see news of 13 December 2015: “Hot Topic: Final climate change agreement reached at COP21” and 04 December 2015: ...

Friday, December 12, 2014
European Council to debate on the Juncker Investment Package

Friday, December 12, 2014
European Council to debate on the Juncker Investment Package

Friday, December 12, 2014
EU Vice-President for the Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič, to participate at the EUFORES roundtable on renewable energy and energy efficiency

Friday, December 12, 2014
European Commission Work Programme 2015 to be adopted