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Recent News

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.

30/06/2015

Sunroad, a European Union-funded project that is developing a Strategic... read more

30/06/2015

Welsh marine energy company Minesto has been awarded EUR 13 million in investment from the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government. This funding will allow the company to... read more

26/06/2015

The S3P-Energy is a joint initiative of the Directorates-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO), Energy (DG ENER), and the... read more

23/06/2015

The European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) has released the third edition of its annual report on the technology, market and economic aspects of Wind... read more

16/06/2015

The EIB Group and the European Commission have launched the Energy Demo Projects (EDP) facility under the InnovFin umbrella to provide risk financing and boost the competitiveness of innovative... read more

16/06/2015

A key element in supporting energy technology innovation at EU level is the availability and mobilisation of appropriately skilled human resources. Meeting the EU's decarbonisation objective and... read more

09/06/2015

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has procured an electrolyser to convert power generated at its tidal test site in Orkney to hydrogen fuel. The centre said in a statement that the ground-... read more

09/06/2015

New cars sold in 2014 emit on average 2.6% less CO2 than those sold in 2013 and... read more

08/06/2015

The European University Association (EUA) is calling on European higher education institutions to participate in a survey on university-based energy research and education open until 15... read more

02/06/2015

Verified emissions of greenhouse gases from stationary installations participating in the EU... read more

02/06/2015

The eighth Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan) Conference is to take place on 21-22 September 2015 at the European Convention Centre Luxembourg, during Luxembourg’s Presidency of... read more

28/05/2015

The European wind energy industry installed more new capacity than gas and coal combined in 2014, with a total of 11,791 MW added to the grid across the 28 Member States compared to 3,305 MW and 2... read more

28/05/2015

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), in collaboration with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult - the UK's flagship technology innovation and research centre for offshore wind, wave... read more

28/05/2015

The global solar market expanded slightly in 2014 with about 40 GW of new capacity installed, up 8% from 37 GW in 2013, according to information presented at the 10th annual Market Workshop of the... read more

08/05/2015

The winners of the 4th Global District Energy Climate Awards were announced at a ceremony during the Euroheat & Power Congress in Tallinn, Estonia on 27 April.

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08/05/2015

French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Ségolène Royale has announced the creation of GEODEEP, a new EUR 50-million risk insurance fund dedicated to deep geothermal energy... read more

08/05/2015

The Dutch project MijnWater, which is investigating how water in the abandoned coal mines of Oranje Nassau could be used as a geothermal source for the sustainable low-exergy heating and cooling... read more

08/05/2015

Geothermal district heating is continuing to show dynamic development in Europe, with eight new systems becoming operational in... read more

06/05/2015

The energy system in the European Union is on the verge of a revolution, with major changes in the way electricity is produced,... read more

06/05/2015

Renewable energy is taking centre stage in the European Commission’s Energy Union action plan and renewables will underpin each... read more