How energy efficiency can break Europe’s gas addiction

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Philippe Delorme, Executive Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer, Europe Operations, Schneider Electric The new REPowerEU plan tries to reconcile the need to reduce dependency on Russian gas with Europe’s climate targets. Yet more can be done to maximize […]

State aid: Commission approves €3 billion scheme under the Spanish Recovery and Resilience Plan to support research, development, innovation, environmental protection and energy efficiency in automotive value chain

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €3 billion Spanish scheme to support research, development and innovation (RD&I), as well as environmental protection and energy efficiency measures of companies in the value chain for electric and connected vehicles. The measure […]

Energy: new ambitious targets on renewables and energy efficiency

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Parliament approves binding 2030 target for renewables (32%) and an indicative target on energy efficiency (32.5%) that will play a crucial role in meeting the EU’s climate goals. Parliament on Tuesday confirmed the provisional agreement reached with the Council in June on energy efficiency […]

Energy Union: EU’s effort towards a cleaner climate with integrated energy market

The European Commission published its third annual energy report last Friday showing the progress that has been made so far since the last report in February of this year. Many policies’ amendments have been proposed for the next decade towards a greener environment and a more harmonised EU gas market. The majority of the EU […]

Tools of asset development: Renewable Energy Projects case

Energy Forecast Pan European 2014 Outlook organized by Premier Cercle in Brussels has become a platform for networking between the EU officials, key market players and financial institution representatives. In February delegates had a unique opportunity at the center of Brussels to discuss long-term trends, perspectives, and challenges in energy sector in Europe and worldwide. Political, […]

€5 billion of EU energy efficiency project money spent on “comfort”

The European Commission does not spare big words and photographic opportunities for Commissioners, whenever launching a new initiative or securing political agreement for a regulation. And they are doing this all the time. It seems like they spent all their energy and resources in conceiving new rules on everything. And of course they always need […]