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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.

20/07/2015
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
20/07/2015
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
20/07/2015
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
14/07/2015
In 16 June 2015, the European Commission published the Renewable energy progress report... read more
01/07/2015
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
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 Energy in Europe and the world. 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 July 2015.... 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 the... 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 and... 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. The winner in the New Scheme... read more