June 15, 2017

What will it take to make Balkan leaders realise new coal plants are a liability, not a gold mine?

Author:  Pippa Gallop, Research Co-ordinator, CEE Bankwatch Network In April this year, the EU proved that whatever difficulties it might be going through, it can still make momentous decisions. It approved…

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June 12, 2017

Sustainability Forum in Vienna: Low-carbon transition should be inclusive

Low-carbon transition requires clear commitment from government, safe environment for the investments, but also support of civil society and businesses, the Sustainability Forum participants concluded. They also acknowledged that energy,…

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June 9, 2017

Five reasons to attend 10th South East Europe Energy Dialogue (SEEED) in Belgrade

Author: Nikola Tomasović, Serbian/Greek energy consultant with experience in South East Europe, especially in the Western Balkans. As participant of the 10th SEEED, he raises the main energy challenges for the…

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June 8, 2017

MPs should take more active role in RES development

Members of parliaments have an important role in the energy transition and development of renewable energy as they can shape laws, and the Energy Community is committed to engage them…

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June 7, 2017

EUSEW 2017 – What to watch out for this year

The programme is ready for the 2017 edition of the EUSEW Policy Conference, Europe’s most important conference on energy efficiency and renewables. Over 60 conference sessions will explore the latest…

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June 7, 2017

REN21: Another record breaking year for renewable energy

Additions in installed renewable power capacity set new records in 2016, with 161 gigawatts (GW) installed, increasing total global capacity by almost 9% over 2015, to nearly 2,017 GW, the…

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June 5, 2017

Athens Electricity Forum: pace with EU energy policy must be kept

The Energy Community needs to keep pace with EU energy policy developments in order not to widen the gap between Member States’ and Energy Community Contracting Parties’ energy markets, it…

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June 1, 2017

Energy Days – putting energy transition into hands of all Europeans

Across Europe throughout May and June the Energy Days events are sparking Europe’s transition to clean, secure and efficient energy as part of EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW). Organised by…

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May 24, 2017

Apply for European Green Capital title and European Green Leaf awards

The European Commission has launched  today the competition for the 2020 European Green Capital and 2019 European Green Leaf Awards. For the first time, in order to celebrate the 10th year…

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May 20, 2017

Twelve projects shortlisted for EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2017

Twelve finalists have been chosen for this year’s EU Sustainable Energy Awards, which recognise outstanding innovation in energy efficiency and renewables. The Awards are a major part of the EU…

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