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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.

The European Commission in July presented a packet of proposals to deliver a new deal for energy consumers, to launch a redesign of the European electricity market, to update energy efficiency... read more
The bimep research platform, which will provide manufacturers of ocean energy devices with the opportunity to install their equipment in open sea conditions for demonstration and testing, was... read more
EU Member States agreed in July on a proposal from the European Commission to allocate EUR 150 million to key trans-European energy infrastructure projects. The bulk of the support will go to... read more
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing equity-type financing of up to EUR 75 million to Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) to finance Copenhagen Infrastructure II, an innovative... read more
Proper interconnections are needed if Europe is to have an energy market where energy flows across borders and competition is facilitated, European Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete said at... read more
Solar power had another record year in 2014 with 40 GW being connected worldwide beating the previous year's record of 38.4 GW, according to the Global Market Outlook for Solar Power 2015-2019,... read more
The Commission for the Environment, Climate Change and Energy of the Committee of the Regions (CoR) has underlined the importance of ocean energy to meeting the future energy needs of the European... read more
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and CENSIS - the Innovation Centre for Sensor & Imaging Systems – are collaborating to support innovation and development of new sensor technologies. The... read more
Bioenergy will play a major role in achieving the EU’s 2030 climate and energy objectives, AEBIOM Secretary General Jean-Marc Jossart said at the 6th AEBIOM Bioenergy Conference in Brussels in May... read more
The European Technology Platform on SmartGrids (ETP SG) will play an important role in making the vision laid out in the SET-Plan Integrated... read more
The TOTAL Multi-Energy fuelling station has opened its doors to drivers of hydrogen-powered fuel-cell cars in Munich. Equipped with innovative refuelling technology from Linde AG, the station is now... read more
Storing hydrogen deep underground in salt caverns and converting it into power could help meet the UK’s future peak energy and load, according to a new report published by the UK Energy Technologies... read more
The European Commission’s Energy Union strategy, adopted in February 2015, dedicates one of its five dimensions to research, innovation and competitiveness. The integrated SET-Plan will play a... read more
In 16 June 2015, the European Commission published the Renewable energy progress report... read more
The 23rd European Biomass Conference & Exhibition (EUBCE) General Assembly 2015took place from 1 to 4 June 2015 in Vienna. The EUBCE brought together about 1400 participants from more... read more
Sunroad, a European Union-funded project that is developing a Strategic... read more
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
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
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 Energy in Europe and the world. Wind... read more