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.
The Executive Director of the International Energy Agency Dr Fatih Birol revealed that if Europe is able to follow through on the net-zero goal, within five years of time, solar will be the number one electricity capacity.
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.
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.
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 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.