Saturday, July 4, 2020

Claudia Patricolo

Claudia Patricolo
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Claudia Patricolo is the editor-in-chief of CEENERGYNEWS.

A second chance for coal regions in the energy transition

The EU launched the Just Transition Platform (JTP), to help Member States accessing over 150 billion euros of funds. Coal regions don’t have to die but they can play an active role in the energy transition.

OMV Petrom reduced GHG emissions by 22%

OMV Petrom continued its investments in decreasing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions resulting in a reduction by 22 per cent compared to 2010.

The increasing importance of Slovenia’s transmission network – interview with ELES’ CEO Aleksander Mervar

Aleksander Mervar, CEO of ELES, speaks about the company’s current projects and the importance of increasing connectivity with neighbouring countries.

Going vegan to save the environment

What food are we ready to give up to save the planet? Going vegan has undeniable benefits on our health and on the environment: it reduces GHG emissions, protects the soil and saves water.

CEE companies join call for an inclusive Hydrogen Strategy

Thirty-three leading energy companies and associations, including MOL, PGNiG and ACUEA, are calling for a Hydrogen Strategy, inclusive of all clean hydrogen pathways.

Private investments essential for the success of the green finance concept

In 2017, environmental protection expenditure accounted for only 0.8% of the EU's GDP. It is indeed the private investment that is essential for the success of the sustainable finance concept.

Huge opportunities for green investments – interview with EBRD’s Harry Boyd-Carpenter

Harry Boyd-Carpenter, Director, Head of Energy EMEA, at the EBRD speaks about the major trends in the region and the most appropriate tools for the EU’s post-COVID economic recovery efforts.

INA requests strategic investment status for its Sisak biorefinery project

INA submitted an application to grant its advanced ethanol biorefinery project at its Sisak oil refinery the status of a strategic investment project for the country.

Lithuania’s government reaches final decision for offshore wind farms

Lithuania’s government is moving ahead with the development of offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea, with a planned capacity up to 700 MW by 2030.

Feeling good while embracing a Zero Waste lifestyle

Not all plastics can be recycled and the number of things we own might be inversely proportional to our level of happiness. With some small changes, we could all make a difference. That’s why Zero Waste communities are spreading around the world.

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Polish government signs letter of intent for the development of offshore wind power

Representatives of the Polish government and entrepreneurs from the offshore wind industry signed a Letter of Intent on cooperation for the development of offshore wind power.

Amber Grid completes construction of the gas pipeline under the Neris River

The construction of the gas pipeline under the Neris River, part of the Gas Interconnection Poland–Lithuania (GIPL) project, has been successfully completed.

A second chance for coal regions in the energy transition

The EU launched the Just Transition Platform (JTP), to help Member States accessing over 150 billion euros of funds. Coal regions don’t have to die but they can play an active role in the energy transition.

Companies race to become net-zero

Getting to net-zero by 2050 will require tremendous effort from the private sector to make timely and sufficient steps towards decarbonisation. Each industry faces different obstacles, therefore the path they choose may also diverge.