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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.

The ‘Implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) 2016’ report, published by Concerted Action Energy Performance of Buildings (CA EPBD) at the end of April, highlights important... read more
These detailed studies show that by utilising the heat normally unused as a by-product of industrial and power generation processes in large industrial facilities and conventional thermal power... read more
The Smart Electricity Systems team (or Action, as it is officially named) is part of the Energy Security Unit at the JRC Institute for Energy and Transport, located both in Petten (NL) and Ispra (IT... read more
Renewable power, excluding large hydroelectric, accounted for 44% of all new generating capacity added worldwide in 2011, compared to 34% in 2010. Meanwhile, gross investment in renewable energy... read more
Most of this growth has been since 2000, when the share was 7.2%. The Federal government has made it a priority to increase the share of renewables in the energy mix. Its 2010 Energy Concept... read more