Europe & UK
Carbon dioxide emissions in the EU fell by nearly a quarter between 1990 and 2018, thanks in no small part to the power sector.
Energy & Grid Management
Austria is committed to reaching carbon neutrality a decade earlier than the goal set by the European Union, however, the government will need to step up decarbonisation efforts across all parts of its energy sector, according to the International Energy Agency.
At a meeting of the European Battery Alliance on Tuesday 19 May, European Investment Bank (EIB) Vice-President Andrew McDowell, confirmed the Bank’s commitment to supporting a strong, independent European battery industry.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has announced further support for Poland's energy transition with approximately €63 million ($67 million) in loans for renewables-focussed independent power producer Qair’s 200MW renewable energy portfolio.
Registrations of new of electric vehicles (EVs) in Europe doubled in the first quarter of 2020 by 100.7%, despite the pandemic.
New data, based on observations from the European Space Agency's (ESA) Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite, are showing strong reductions in nitrogen dioxide concentrations over several major cities including Paris, Madrid and Rome, coinciding with the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Policy & Regulation
The European Commission has announced a new piece of legislation, the proposed European Climate Law, which it says will commit the 27 union member countries to reducing greenhouse gas emission to nil by 2050.
Finance & Investment
PPC has secured a loan from the European Investment Bank to modernize its grid network.
Elering has become the latest member of European Network for Cyber Security to strengthen the energy sector’s cyber defences.
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