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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.

23/08/2016
Energy Ministers from nine European countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Work Programme to enhance their cooperation on renewable energy, particularly in the area of offshore... read more
23/08/2016
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), based in Orkney, Scotland, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC), based in... read more
10/08/2016
POWER-GEN Europe/Renewable Energy World Europe took place from 21 to 23 June 2016 in Milan. This conference brought together different speakers from the leading suppliers, sub-suppliers, service... read more
10/08/2016
The Investment Plan for Europe and the Energy Union are making change real, just one year after their launch, the European Commission said in a... read more
29/07/2016
The strategic research and innovation targets and priorities for the Key Action 7  of the Integrated SET-Plan to diversify and strengthen energy options for sustainable transport have been endorsed... read more
18/07/2016
The European Commission launched three Horizon 2020 energy prizes, which will encourage innovations and finding solutions in the areas of great importance to European citizens, culture and health,... read more
13/07/2016
The ‘Implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) 2016’ report, published by Concerted Action Energy Performance of Buildings (CA EPBD) at the end of April, highlights important... read more
13/07/2016
The ‘Implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) 2016’ report, published by Concerted Action Energy Performance of Buildings (CA EPBD) at the end of April, highlights important... read more
13/07/2016
Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has initiated a new project with the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) to capture the wealth of knowledge and experience amassed in Orkney through testing wave energy... read more
29/06/2016
Renewable sources could provide nearly half of the energy used to heat Europe’s homes by 2040, according the study ‘Beyond the Flame: The Transformation of Europe’s Heat Sector’, produced by the... read more
29/06/2016
The key role of smart girds in making Europe the world’s number one region in terms of renewable energy production was the central message at the Repowering Europe conference, organised jointly by... read more
29/06/2016
The EU Heating and Cooling Strategy, which is part of the European Commission’s Sustainable Energy Security Package, has set a number of broad long-term goals for the heating and cooling sector,... read more
21/06/2016
The European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) took place from 13 to 17 June 2016 in Brussels. EUSEW is a month-long series of activities... read more
13/06/2016
The 24th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition took place from 6 to 9 June 2016 in Amsterdam. The EUBCE brought together about 1500 participants from... read more
10/06/2016
Europe recently reached an important solar energy milestone, installing 100 gigawatts (GW) of grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) power, according to a press release from SolarPower Europe, citing... read more
10/06/2016
Orkney-based Scotrenewables Tidal Power has launched its 2MW SR2000, the world’s largest energy generating tidal turbine. The company launched the 550 tonne machine at Harland & Wolff Heavy... read more
10/06/2016
The European Parliamentary Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) has welcomed the Communication from the European Commission on an EU Strategy on Heating and Cooling (... read more
10/06/2016
The UNI-SET project is organising the 2nd UNI-SET Energy Clustering Event, taking place at the Politecnico di Torino in Turin, Italy, on 26-28 September 2016.The event in Turin will provide... read more
03/06/2016
The International Wood Biorefining (IWB) Week 2016 took place from 24 to 26 May 2016 in Stockholm. The IWB, an international event for the woodbased biorefining... read more
24/05/2016
The European Commission organizes a session at the EU Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels where you can discover more about the ... read more