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US senators file a new bill that could put an end to the realisation of Nord Stream 2

US Senators have filed a new, bipartisan sanctions legislation, that will make it impossible to complete the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

The key role of gaseous energy – interview with GIE’s Secretary General Boyana Achovski

Boyana Achovski, Secretary General of GIE speaks about the role gas will play in creating a sustainable low-carbon economy.

Czech coal power plant shuts down after 53 years of operations

After 53 years of operation, the 440 MW Prunéřov I coal power plant is now shutting down. Czech utility company ČEZ continues to pursue its strategy of a gradual transition to low- or zero-emission production of electricity.

Krk LNG terminal receives new capacity booking from MFGK Croatia

MFGK Croatia, subsidiary of MVM group, has booked LNG regasification capacity at the Krk LNG import terminal of 6.75 bcm from 2021 until 2027.

CAN: Member States must set more ambitious targets in their national climate plans

Despite some improvements compared to the draft strategies, the targets set out by EU Member States are not ambitious enough to catalyse the energy transition required to deliver on the EU’s commitments.

Hydropower: the only renewable solution for energy storage – interview with GE’s Hydro CEO Pascal Radue

Pascal Radue, President and CEO of GE's Hydro Solutions for GE Renewable Energy speaks about the role that hydropower will play in terms of energy supplier and storage, with a special focus on Turkey.

Hungary adopts new climate law to reach net-zero targets by 2050

Today the Hungarian Parliament passed a new law that confirms climate-neutrality by 2050 as a legally binding obligation.

Postponing the coal-phase out would come at a higher economic cost – interview with László Szabó

László Szabó, Director of REKK, speaks about the future of coal, based on the results of a recently published report on the state of lignite phase-out in Bulgaria, Greece and Romania.

PKN ORLEN to build a hydrogen hub in Włocławek

PKN ORLEN is set to build a hydrogen hub in Włocławek by the end of 2021 which will be initially distributed for use in public and freight transport.

EU pledges 40 bn euros to just transition, CEE could significantly boost its share

The Commission proposed to create a new recovery instrument to accelerate a sustainable, inclusive and fair post-coronavirus recovery. CEE could be eligible to more than 24 billion euros of funding.

Gaseous solutions are needed in a post-COVID-19 EU

As the European Commission prepares to put forward an economic response to the COVID-19 crisis, gaseous solutions are needed for relaunching the EU industry.

Toward a just transition in Bulgaria: Key objectives and challenges

Olivier Marquette, President for AES Bulgaria and Amcham Bulgaria Board of Directors, writes about the European Green Deal’s ambitions and Bulgaria’s two critical policy objectives: achieving the transition to clean energy and energy market integration.

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Kosovo to expand its wind capacity with 57.5 mln euros EBRD loan

Kosovo, a country heavily reliant on coal, took a major step towards the decarbonisation of its electricity sector with the help of a 57.5 mln euros loan from the EBRD to finance the construction of a 105 MW wind farm.

PGNiG Upstream Norway acquires two new fields in the North Sea

PGNiG Upstream Norway signed an agreement with Norske Shell to acquire interests in Kvitebjørn and Valemon, two producing fields in the North Sea. The gas produced will be sent to Poland after the Baltic Pipe link is launched.

Antje Kanngiesser appointed new CEO of the Alpiq Group

Antje Kanngiesser has been appointed as the new CEO of the Alpiq Group, the leading Swiss electricity producer.

Taking account of social and environmental impacts ahead of the World Tourism Day

Tourism has been among the hardest hit of all sectors by the COVID-19. On this World Tourism Day, the pandemic represents an opportunity to rethink the future of the tourism sector, including how it contributes to the sustainable development goals.