Monday, October 26, 2020
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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.

European Parliament Committee votes to cut emissions by 60% by 2030

The majority of MEPs in the European Parliament’s Environment Committee supported to increase the legally binding 2030 GHG emission reductions target to 60% up from the current 40%.

Hydrogen and offshore wind are top priorities of the German presidency

In the second half of 2020, Germany will assume the presidency in the Council of the EU. Luis Manuel Schultz shared the focus points that are likely to dominate the energy agenda for the rest of this year.
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Gas flows to Europe between new pipelines and a green future

With domestic production falling, Europe is increasingly more dependent on natural gas imports. Norway is the Northern source, Russia still detains a big piece of the East and new routes from the South represent the highest hope of diversification.

PGNiG further extends cooperation with Aker BP building a substantial portfolio in the region

PGNiG Supply & Trading signed a contract with Aker BP for the sales and purchase of natural gas produced on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, another cornerstone in successfully building a substantial portfolio in the region.

New gas-fired heating plant to lower emissions in the Czech Republic

Spolana Neratovice, a member of Unipetrol Group, has commissioned a new heating plant to generate the steam needed for its operations, significantly decreasing the volume of substances emitted into the atmosphere.

Projects from CEE among the winners of the Natura 2000 Awards

A trans-boundary project involving partners in Romania, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Ukraine is among the winners of the Natura 2000 Awards for 2020. In addition, the special European Citizens’ Award went to a project from Bulgaria.