The News section provides the most recent news and announcements on related energy issues, as well as interviews with key stakeholders in the energy field and regular articles on SET-Plan activities and related low-carbon technologies.
The European Commission’s Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan) has been successful in promoting investment in new energy technologies and fostering the emergence of new markets.
The extent to which the wave and tidal energy sectors will meet their 2020 objectives will be in direct proportion to the political will to advance existing technologies, according to a study by t
Four of the biggest players in the ocean energy sector have joined Ocean Energy Europe as lead sponsors.
The SET Plan has recognised that one of the key elements in supporting energy technology innovation at EU level is the availability and mobilisation of appropriately skilled human resources.
The Renewables Grid Initiative (RGI), a coalition of NGOs and electricity grid operators (TSOs) formed to meet the common challenge of integrating renewable energy sources into the grid, has issue
The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENLEC) have launched a new online toolbox as part of their ongoing efforts to enc
The wide-scale deployment of smart grid solutions at local level, where the majority of renewable energy is connected, is an issue of critical importance for the stability of the European grid, ac
The Joint Research Centre has released the second edition of its annual report on the technology, market and economic aspects of Wind Energy in Europe and the world.
EERA celebrated its fifth anniversary in 2013.
In a vote on the 9th of January, European Parliament Members reaffirmed their commitment to renewable energy, greenhouse gas reduction and energy efficiency by supporting three binding
The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to examine whether the reduction granted to energy-intensive companies on a surcharge for the financing of renewable energy sources in
According to a recent report on EU Energy, Transport and GHG Emission Trends to 2050, based on existing policies, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will fall by 24% in 2020 compared to 1990, further
The European Commission has presented its Communication on Blue Energy - Action needed to deliver on the potential of ocean energy in European seas and oceans by 2020 and beyond [COM(2014) 8 FINAL
The European Commission has presented its 2030 climate and energy framework, which includes a binding greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target of 40% below the 1990 level.
The European Renewable Energy Council (EREC) has exhorted EU energy ministers not to undermine the 2020 renewable energy target, a target that was unanimously agreed by the European Council in Dec