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EU to provide €785m in grants to enhance cross-border energy infrastructure

The €785m programme is aimed at modernising existing or building new infrastructure for cross border renewable energy trading and transmission.

Estonia and Latvia launch third electricity connector

Estonian grid system operator Elering and Latvia's utility AST have launched a new electricity connection between their countries.

Digitalising Europe’s energy sector – a proposed action plan

The European Commission has proposed an action plan to advance digitalisation to support the Green Deal and other energy transition initiatives.

Europe – 40% renewables by 2030

Central components of the European Union’s ‘Fit for 55’ emission reduction package are increases in the renewable energy and energy efficiency targets.

EU Fit for 55 package packs a punch for emissions but won’t be easy

Said Frans Timmermans: "Nothing we have presented today is going to be easy. It's going to be bloody hard - I know that."
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Ed’s Note: EU Commission’s 13 commandments for climate out

The new, mammoth ‘green package’ is called ‘Fit for 55’ and it is going to change the way we commute, use – or abuse – energy and the way our smart homes and cities...

EU commits to inclusive transition with €17 billion fund

The European Council has adopted a regulation establishing a €17.5 billion ($21.3 billion) fund which will contribute towards making the green transition fair and inclusive.

Timmermans – pace of electrification must quadruple over next decade

"The European energy sector is poised for an industrial revolution “comparable to the jump we made when James Watt invented the steam engine”.
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Three ways to decarbonise Europe’s building stock

The European Commission and the European Committee of the Regions have launched a new programme to improve energy efficiency in buildings across the bloc.

Making Europe green one battery at a time

Batteries, and more specifically the Lithium-ion ones, are quietly but efficiently moving to the forefront of the European Commission’s priority list.