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In the SETIS Newsroom you can find links to the most recent news on SET-Plan technologies and information about SET-Plan stakeholders, in addition to upcoming events in Europe and beyond dealing with topics of interest to the renewable energy community. This section also contains links to the SET-Plan Calendar, where you can find information on upcoming meetings of the European Industrial Initiatives and the SET-Plan Sherpa and Steering Groups in addition to SETIS workshops & hearings. This section also contains links to archived news and events.


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.

A new EU energy initiative which will provide access to sustainable energy for an additional 500 million people in developing countries by 2030 was today announced by European Commission President,... read more
Speaking at the “EU Sustainable Energy for All” Summit inBrussels, President Barroso unveiled this EU commitment in theframework of the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative (SE4All)launched by UN... read more
In 2007 the European Technology Platform (ETP) for the ElectricityNetworks of the Future presented its Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) onSmartGrids. Drawing on contributions from research institutes,... read more
The “ Roadmap for Moving to a Competitive Low Carbon Economy in 2050”aims to boost renewable energy sources from providing 20 percent ofEurope's electricity, as called for in current targets for... read more
Effectively, EERA Joint Programmes are ‘virtual centres ofexcellence’, drawing on the results of fundamental research to thepoint where they can be embedded in industry driven research.Joint... read more