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Not even carbon price of EUR 200 would make clean hydrogen competitive

14 July 2021 - As clean hydrogen remains far less cost-effective than fossil fuels, the EU is urged to adopt policies that would bring down its production costs and make it competitive with fossil fuels.

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Austria aims to cover all electricity consumption from renewables by 2030

09 July 2021 - The lower house of the Austrian parliament has adopted a bill aimed at ensuring that all electricity consumption is covered from renewables by 2030.

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Montenegro announces coal phaseout by 2035

01 July 2021 - Montenegro has joined the Powering Past Coal Alliance, announcing it will stop using coal by 2035 at the latest.

Croatia adopts low-carbon strategy emissions to be reduced 80 percent by 2050

Croatia adopts low-carbon strategy: emissions to be reduced 80% by 2050

03 June 2021 - Climate neutrality is difficult to achieve by 2050 with currently available knowledge and technologies, according to the strategy.

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SolarPower Europe recommends 45% renewables share target for 2030

01 June 2021 - SolarPower Europe has recommended setting the 2030 renewables share target at 45%, which it believes the EU has the potential to achieve.

EU Greens want EUR 50 CO2 floor price, increase to EUR 150 by 2030

EU Greens want CO2 floor price of EUR 50, increase to EUR 150 by 2030

21 May 2021 - The Greens in the European Parliament want to increase the CO2 price in order to  phase out coal and achieve 100 percent renewables target.

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EPBiH would have to pay EUR 200 million per year for CO2 emissions

13 May 2021 - The amount exceeds the total cost of coal power production and it would make the activity unprofitable.

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Germany plans to set 2045 target for climate neutrality

06 May 2021 - Germany plans to bring forward its net zero emissions deadline to 2045, or five years ahead of the European Union’s declared target.

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Montenegro to set coal phaseout deadline in national energy and climate plan – prime minister

30 April 2021 - The country is preparing a new energy strategy, which will put priority on renewable energy sources in order to achieve climate neutrality.

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EU businesses to be required to use “common language” for green investments

27 April 2021 - The EU is introducing a taxonomy that companies and investors will be required to use when talking about investments in green projects.

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EU agrees on European Climate Law, makes 2050 net zero emissions target legally binding

21 April 2021 - Reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030 compared to the 1990 levels will be also legally binding target.

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Berlin to make solar panels mandatory for new buildings from 2023

05 March 2021 - Germany’s capital Berlin is making photovoltaic or solar thermal installations mandatory for new buildings from 2023.

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