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EU-Ukraine tighten ties over energy, innovation and air transport

Cooperation on the strategic aspects of energy security, green transition and integration of the energy systems of the EU and Ukraine was at the forefront of the 23rd EU-Ukraine Summit in Kyiv.

Digitalising energy system: European Commission consults public

The European Commission invites the public to participate in the preparation of the Action Plan on the Digitalisation of the energy system.

EU to push ambitious goals at UN global biodiversity summit

The European Union is leading efforts at COP15 to achieve an ambitious global agreement to halt biodiversity loss, as set out in the Biodiversity Strategy for 2030.

EU announces three Energy Compacts to accelerate the clean energy transition

At the UN High-Level Dialogue on Energy in New York, Frans Timmermans and Kadri Simson presented three Energy Compacts, in partnership with the IEA and the IRENA.

Timmermans: looking forward to Turkey formulating its own Green Deal

In the wake of climate change-induced events, Turkey and the EU discussed areas where they could advance their climate cooperation, in the pursuit of achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Tallinn wins European Green Capital 2023 Award

The European Green Capital 2023 Award goes to the Estonian city of Tallinn, while the title of European Green Leaf 2022 jointly went to the Portuguese city of Valongo and Winterswijk in the Netherlands.

Hungary to promote local renewable energy production from the EU’s Modernisation Fund

Hungary will receive 4 billion forints (11.4 million euros) from the European Union’s Modernisation Fund to promote renewable energy generation in local communities, informed Hungary’s Ministry of Innovation and Technology.

Fit for 55 and building renovation: tackling climate, social and economic issues

The new Fit for 55 package aims to support the development of renewable and less polluting energy systems for our buildings, not only by decreasing emissions but also by tackling problems like energy poverty, low quality of life and job creation.

First payments from the Modernisation Fund to support climate neutrality in CEE

Following the positive disbursement decision by the European Commission, the European Investment Bank has made the first payments from the Modernisation Fund to Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic.

EU invests 122 million euros in innovative low-carbon projects

For the first time since the creation of the Innovation Fund, the European Union is investing 118 million euros into 32 small innovative projects located in 14 EU Member States, Iceland and Norway.

Fit for 55: first reactions from the CEE region

The European Commission has adopted the long-awaited set of proposals known as the Fit for 55 package. CEE is welcoming the package but several concerns were raised regarding a lack of ambitions and fundings.

EU and Ukraine launch partnership on raw materials

The European Union and Ukraine have launched a strategic partnership on raw materials, with the aim of achieving a closer integration of raw materials and batteries value chains.

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