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IEA: Record clean energy spending is set to help global energy investment grow by 8% in 2022

Global energy investment is set to increase by 8 per cent in 2022 to reach 2.4 trillion US dollars, with the anticipated rise coming mainly in clean energy, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Just transition in practice: 50+ success stories of transforming coal regions

In the middle of an energy crisis and war in Europe, it is important to build on the experience gained so far. Green Tank created a pool of best practices to enable the sustainable and just transformation of local economies in coal regions.

EU to combat greenwashing with new rules on company disclosures

The Council and European Parliament reached a provisional political agreement on the corporate sustainability reporting directive (CSRD) to address shortcomings in the existing rules on disclosure of non-financial information.

Hungary to strengthen position in the global EV race

W-Scope Corporation sets up its first European plant in Hungary to manufacture separator film used for lithium-ion batteries. Hungary aims to triple local electric vehicle battery production capacity by 2025.

Serbia signs agreement with Germany on energy efficiency

The Serbian Minister of Mining and Energy signed an agreement on the implementation of the project "Promotion of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency" with the German Organisation for International Cooperation.

The US to develop a model for the transition of Lithuania’s energy sector

The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory will shortly start working on a model for the transition of the Lithuanian energy sector to 100 per cent renewable energy.

MOL wishes to enter waste management to propel its sustainable investments

MOL submitted a binding offer within the framework of the waste management concession tender issued by Hungary.

EU recorded historic reduction in emissions in 2020 according to new data

The overall reduction in the EU's 2020 greenhouse gas emissions was 34 per cent compared to the 1990 base year, or 1.94 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent according to the official EU data that the European Environment Agency submitted to the UNFCCC.

Projects from Bulgaria and Greece among the recipients of the Natura 2000 Awards

Two projects from CEE won the Natura 2000 Awards, which recognise conservation success stories across the EU and raise awareness about one of Europe’s outstanding achievements.

Poland increases funds for municipalities to invest in geothermal energy

Poland’s government has increased funds for exploiting geothermal energy to 53.4 million euros, for municipalities that are interested in exploring thermal water deposits in their area.

IEA: a major acceleration in Poland’s clean energy transition is needed

Poland has made serious progress in improving the security and sustainability of its energy system in recent years. However, for the IEA a major acceleration in its clean energy transition is needed.

ČEZ ESCO and LIBERTY Steel Group cooperate on the decarbonisation of the Czech steel industry

ČEZ ESCO will cooperate with LIBERTY Steel Group for the decarbonisation of the integrated steel company LIBERTY Ostrava.

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