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Key takeaways from the State of the Energy Union

The European Commission published its annual State of the Energy Union report, the first one since the adoption of the Green Deal. The EU has already overachieved its target of reducing GHG, but additional efforts to achieve the 2030 targets on energy efficiency are needed.

EU adopts methane strategy to reduce emissions in the energy, agriculture and waste sectors

The European Commission adopted an EU strategy to reduce methane emissions in the energy, agriculture and waste sectors, which account for around 95% of methane emissions associated with human activity worldwide.

Hungary sets a good example for the energy transition

Hungary's commitments to the Paris Agreement’s goals set a good example for the CEE region. This is what emerged during the Budapest Climate Summit which gathered together experts and stakeholders to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the energy transition.
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Technology to achieve net-zero energy buildings already exists and it is cheap

A new study revealed that the technology and skills already exist to achieve net- or nearly- zero energy building in almost every part of the world at costs in the range of those of traditional projects.

Slovenia and Hungary to connect their electricity grid from next year

Works to build the 80-kilometres-long 400 kV transmission line Cirkovce-Pince connecting the Slovenian and Hungarian transmission networks began putting an end to negotiations that started in the middle of the 90s’.

The US leading role at the Three Seas Initiative Summit

The US agreed to pledge up to 1 billion euros to the Three Seas Initiative for investments in the transport sector, energy and digital infrastructures. The US is committed to helping the region divest itself of its energy dependence.

Lukoil and Rostec sign cooperation agreement

LUKOIL signed a cooperation agreement with Rostec State Corporation that will contribute to the efficiency of production, transportation, processing, refining and sales of hydrocarbons.