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The importance to have cleaner energy in the retail business – interview with Shell Retail’s Executive VP István Kapitány

István Kapitány, Global Executive Vice President for Shell's Retail business, speaks about the company’s journey through the energy transition and how, especially in the retail area, it is important to have cleaner energy.

The finest and the poorest National Energy and Climate Plans from CEE

The European Commission has assessed all the Member States’ National Energy and Climate Plans for 2021-2030. And countries from Central and Eastern Europe are often mentioned as good examples to follow.

The untapped renewable energy potential of the Black Sea region

Achieving energy security is at the top of the authorities’ agenda for many countries in the region. Indeed, the Black Sea untapped energy potential could actually serve as a bridge between today’s use of resources and a future based on renewables.

We must prepare for the new world – interview with MET Group CEO Benjamin Lakatos

Benjamin Lakatos, CEO of MET Group, speaks about the importance of energy diversification and the role that both natural gas and renewables will play in the company’s future.

Tesco’s sustainable and business goals in CEE – interview with Matt Simister, CEO of Tesco Central Europe

Matt Simister, CEO of Tesco Central Europe speaks about the company’s support to local communities during the coronavirus of crisis as well as the sustainable and business goals of the Group.

A digital and sustainable champion – interview with Attila Kiss, CEO of E.ON Hungária

Attila Kiss, Chairman and CEO of E.ON Hungária, speaks about what does it mean for the company to act sustainably and how are they preparing for the challenges of the 21st century.

DNV GL: the decarbonisation is not happening fast enough

For DNV GL, the decarbonisation is not happening fast enough. Although carbon emissions have peaked in 2019, they will not fall sufficiently by 2050 and DNV GL estimates a rise in average global temperatures of 2.3°C above pre-industrial levels.

Turkey and Greece: overlapping claims and growing tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean

Tamás Kozma, head of the Asian and African Relations Department of the Antall József Knowledge Centre, writes about the recent tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean. Although the pursuit of natural gas wealth can be identified as a central motif, the present situation has exceeded the framework of an energy resource conflict.

Poland to follow the EU’s climate targets

Ten months after the European Commission unveiled the European Green Deal, Poland is finally committing to the bloc’s targets, launching a new National Energy Policy which expects RES to account for at least 23% of the final gross energy consumption.

Startups from CEE are fixing climate change with innovation

The urgent need for groundbreaking technological innovation in our quest to fight climate change is evident. Entrepreneurs and innovators from CEE are dreaming big to find solutions for the most pressing issue of our century.

Debunking the myth around sustainable investments – interview with Marcel Janssen

Marcel Janssen, Partner at Dentons, speaks about the future directions of green finance and the company’s efforts to address sustainable transformation.

Scale-up investments and innovation key to energy transition – interview with IEA’s László Varró

László Varró, Chief Economist of the International Energy Agency, speaks about the challenges and opportunities of the energy transition and the renewable future of our continent.

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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.