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Electrification Can Cut Emissions in Europe by 60% by 2050

Date: 06.04.2020 Author: Peter Palčec
Electrification Can Cut Emissions in Europe by 60% by 2050Photo: www.pixabay.com

“Electrification of the transport, buildings and industrial sectors in Europe could slash greenhouse gas emissions by 60% between 2020 and 2050, but this will require a massive upsurge in clean

The Use of Hydrogen Will Need A Lot More Governmental Support to Grow

Date: 06.04.2020 Author: Peter Palčec
The Use of Hydrogen Will Need A Lot More Governmental Support to GrowPhoto: © European Communities, 2009

“For now the price of the production of so-called ‘grey’ hydrogen, which is produced from fossils fuels, is around EUR 1 per 1.5kg, which also produces around 13kg of CO2. On the other hand, the

IEA: Energy Transition Will Not Succeed Without Implementation of CCUS Technology

Date: 06.04.2020 Author: Peter Palčec
IEA: Energy Transition Will Not Succeed Without Implementation of CCUS TechnologyPhoto: Pixabay

“Carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) is an important emission reduction technology that is being applied both in the industrial and energy generation sectors. One of the positive things

EC Pledges Work on Harnessing Potential of Clean Energy During Crisis Time

Date: 02.04.2020 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
EC Pledges Work on Harnessing Potential of Clean Energy During Crisis TimePhoto: S. Miles/FreeDigitalPhotos.net

The Electrification Alliance called on the European Commission in a joint letter sent to EU policymakers on Tuesday to “fully integrate the proposed economic stimulus packages and the European Green

Montel’s COVID-19 Podcast: CO2 Prices Likely to Consolidate at 14-19 EUR/t

Date: 01.04.2020 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
Montel’s COVID-19 Podcast: CO2 Prices Likely to Consolidate at 14-19 EUR/tPhoto: Ana Vučina Vršnak

If last week European carbon prices fell to just above 14 EUR/t, losing 40% in just a couple of days, they rose this week to around 17 EUR/t. While it is difficult to predict how the prices will move

EC Launches Public Consultation on EU 2030 Climate Ambition Increase

Date: 01.04.2020 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
EC Launches Public Consultation on EU 2030 Climate Ambition IncreasePhoto: Roman Peklaj

Even though the Commission's immediate political focus is on the task of combatting coronavirus, it is continuing its preparatory work on long-term policy priorities, including the European Green

EU Leaders Call for COVID-19 Recovery Plan With Integrated Green Transition

Date: 31.03.2020 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
EU Leaders Call for COVID-19 Recovery Plan With Integrated Green TransitionPhoto: Gualberto107 via FreeDigitalPhotos

While the urgency is presently on fighting the coronavirus pandemic and its immediate consequences, EU leaders have called on the European Commission to start preparing “the measures necessary to

Bankwatch: EU Carbon Tax to Encourage Decarbonisation in the Western Balkans

Date: 31.03.2020 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
Bankwatch: EU Carbon Tax to Encourage Decarbonisation in the Western BalkansPhoto: Ana Vučina Vršnak

An EU consultation is currently ongoing on the plans to introduce a carbon border adjustment mechanism. CEE Bankwatch Network said in its response to the consultation, which ends on 1 April, that it

EU Sticks to EU ETS Reporting Deadlines

Date: 30.03.2020 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
EU Sticks to EU ETS Reporting DeadlinesPhoto: Ian Britton, FreeFoto.com

The European Commission has called on industries covered by the EU emissions trading system (ETS) to comply with the established deadline for surrendering carbon allowances, despite a request by the

German Researchers Test Conversion of CO2 From Air into Solid Carbon

Date: 30.03.2020 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
German Researchers Test Conversion of CO2 From Air into Solid CarbonPhoto: Ana Vučina Vršnak

German researchers are trying to convert CO2 from ambient air into solid carbon in a bid to establish technologies that can help achieve a climate neutral economy. Thus, scientists at the Karlsruhe

Eurelectric: COVID-19 Recovery Programmes Should Help Accelerate Green Transition

Date: 27.03.2020 Author: Tanja Srnovršnik
Eurelectric: COVID-19 Recovery Programmes Should Help Accelerate Green TransitionPhoto: Gualberto107 via FreeDigitalPhotos

“When designing recovery programmes and investment packages to tackle the coronavirus crisis, it is crucial that member states and the European Commission target the programmes to areas that will

Western Balkan Countries Should Focus More On Defining Energy Transition Models

Date: 27.03.2020 Author: Peter Palčec
Western Balkan Countries Should Focus More On Defining Energy Transition ModelsPhoto: www.caneurope.org

“Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Montenegro and Serbia need to be more active in defining their energy transition models - a task that also lies ahead of all the other countries of the region.


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