Tagged as: Horizon 2020

23 Nov
2018

Political agreement to improve the EU’s risk preparedness in the electricity sector

Yesterday five out of the eight legislative proposals of the 2016 Clean Energy for All Europeans package have been politically agreed by the co-legislators in Brussels, which means that “Europeans will be better protected against black-outs and will ensure that all Member States put in place appropriate tools to prevent, prepare for

21 Nov
2018

Discussing clean energy transition at the SET Plan conference

 The 11th annual conference of the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET Plan) took place this week (20-21 November) in Vienna, with the aim to examine and discuss different views for a successful energy transition. This year, it was co-organised by the Austrian Presidency and the AIT Austrian Institute of

16 Nov
2018

EUSEW 2019: Shaping Europe’s Energy Future

“Shaping Europe’s Energy Future: moving towards carbon free electricity by 2050” will be the theme of the European Sustainable Energy Week 2019 (EUSEW19), which will take place 17-21 June in Brussels, as announced yesterday the European Commission. This theme aims at meeting the targets of Paris Agreement and EU’s long-term

31 Oct
2018

Celebrating World Cities Day

“Building sustainable and resilient cities” is this year’s World Cities Day theme where the spotlight on building sustainable cities came to the fore. The United Nations General Assembly has designated this celebration with the expectation to greatly promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, push forward cooperation among countries

23 Oct
2018

Call for applications for candidate projects of common interest (PCIs) in electricity

On 15 October 2018 the Commission is opening a call for electricity projects to be submitted as candidates for the fourth European Union ‘Projects of Common Interest’ (PCIs) list. Calls for PCI candidates in the priority corridors for gas, smart grids, cross-border carbon dioxide network, and oil will follow.