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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.

30 November, 12:30- 17:00The JRC supports the integrated SET-Plan through a dedicated information system (SETIS) which constitutes the monitoring framework and assesses the progress in implementation... read more
From 1 January 2017, the EU State Aid regime for environmental protection and energy requires Member States to issue tenders for the procurement of new solar plants above 1 MW. To help those... read more
The European offshore wind industry attracted a record EUR 14 billion in new investments during the first six months of 2016, with seven projects reaching final investment decision this year,... read more
The UNI-SET project is organising the 3rd UNI-SET Energy Clustering Event, taking place at the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania, 21-23 November 2016.... read more
The second group of agreements on strategic targets and priorities in Actions 1 and 2 of the Integrated SET-Plan dedicated to Europe "Being n°1 in renewables" have been endorsed by the SET Plan... read more
<p>The <a href="" target="_blank">Wind Europe Summit 2016</a> took place... read more
<p>DG JRC and DG CLIMA are co-organising a side event about the NER 300 programme during <a href=" read more
In July, EU Member States agreed on a proposal from the European Commission to invest EUR 263 million in key European energy infrastructure projects. Most of this investment will go towards... read more
The European Technology Platform for Electricity Networks of the Future (ETP SmartGrids) has transformed into the European Technology and Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition (... read more
The European Commission has presented a package of measures aimed at accelerating the transition to low-carbon emissions in all sectors of the economy in Europe including the transport sector. These... read more
EGC2016 organised by EGEC took place from 19 to 23 September 2016 in Strasbourg. This geothermal energy conference and exhibition... read more
The EUR 11-million FORESEA programme has opened its first call for... read more
COGEN Europe has recognised seven individuals for their outstanding contribution to cogeneration, at the COGEN Europe Recognition Awards 2016, held... read more
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been shortlisted for the ‘Blue Economy Business of the Year’ award at the European Commission’s Blue Economy Business Awards 2016. Organised by the... read more
A total of 229 GW of solar power was installed in the world at the end of 2015, representing an over 45-fold market increase in only 10 years, according to the... read more
The European Union joined Mission Innovation, a global initiative on clean energy, at its inaugural ministerial meeting in San Francisco on 1-2 June.... read more
The European Commission has awarded just over EUR 3.9 million (GBP3.1 million) to support tidal energy testing and demonstration in the sea off Orkney in Scotland. Awarded under the Fast Track to... read more
The 9th Conference of the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET Plan), organised by Networking4Innovation under the auspices of the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU, will be held... read more
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