Saturday, January 23, 2021

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Ignitis Group almost completes Pomerania wind farm

The construction of the Polish wind farm in Pomerania is nearly over: Ignitis Group installed the last wind turbine at the end of November and with this step, reached a significant point of development.

Petrol Group behind the first energy self-sufficient community in Slovenia

Petrol received the Best Energy Efficiency Project Award for a project that created the first energy self-sufficient community in Slovenia: the idyllic village of Luče.

ALTUM to fund for transitioning to greener vehicles to Latvia’s companies

ALTUM announced new financing to Latvia's companies to switch to more eco-friendly vehicle fleets, including those types that using compressed natural gas as fuel.

Lithuania joins the game: the country’s hydrogen platform is running now

The Lithuanian hydrogen platform was established by the Ministry of Energy and 19 other organisations to cooperate to achieve national and European energy and climate targets, by the creation and development of hydrogen technologies.

GHG emissions are decreasing, while GDP is growing

Greenhouse gas emissions in the EU decreased by 3.7% in 2019, while GDP grew by 1.5%. Romania leads the CEE region with a 26% reduction, while Poland comes last with only 3%.

Innovative sustainable development uses renewable energy and hydrogen

Renewables, storage and hydrogen are all key aspects of the future of energy. And innovative sustainable solutions from Central and Eastern Europe are worth a particular mention.

Sustainable hospitality: eco-friendly designs from the Nordics to Central Eruope

It might sound futuristic, but the Svart Hotel will be not just an attractive destination because of its magnificent environment, but it will exceed the highest standards of sustainability. The concept of sustainable hospitality is spreading to the CEE region as well.

E-mobility is sky-rocketing

The goals of the European Green Deal are becoming achievable through the different approaches of e-mobility. In the future, electric cars will be cheaper putting even more acceleration to the development of EV vehicles.

GE Renewable Energy to supply 3 onshore wind farms in Lithuania

GE Renewable Energy will supply 22 Cypress onshore wind turbines units for three wind farms in Lithuania adding 23% of green power capacity to the country’s current wind power production.

MOL remains one of the leaders in sustainability in CEE

MOL remains one of the leaders in sustainability in CEE being the only company from the region included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the fifth consecutive year.

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Hydrogen: is it hype or new reality?

Marta Halabala, a senior associate at Asters, writes about the factors that have contributed to an increased focus on hydrogen and how Ukraine can be a priority partner to implement the European Hydrogen Strategy.

Beyond 9 to 5: saving the environment by working from home?

After a year of continuous lockdowns, many believe that we should change our past working patterns. Teleworking has overarching implications on many fields of our lives, from digitalisation to sustainability.

MET Group completes acquisition of 42 MW wind park in Bulgaria

MET Group has completed the acquisition of a 42 MW wind park in Bulgaria from Enel Green Power. The transaction is part of MET’s growth strategy to develop a significant renewable portfolio in CEE.

Offshore wind-green hydrogen projects are not competitive with fossil-fuel-made version yet

Companies see a big potential in offshore wind development with several large-scale farms planned to be completed in the next 5 years. However, looking at the economics of blending green hydrogen with offshore wind, Rystad Energy finds that high costs remain a show-stopper.