The European Council reached three important political agreements for Europe's agriculture and fisheries sectors. Prior to the meeting, Slovakia called for a modernisation of the agricultural sector to preserve the biodiversity and meet climate goals.
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.
In a perfect world of electric mobility, every Electric Vehicles’ driver should be able to recharge everywhere and at any time. For those drivers that live and commute across CEE, the ideal e-mobility world is becoming a reality.
Investments in RES in the EU reached 66% in the first half of 2020. Hungary is stepping up green bond issuance to mobilise additional funds and the Caucasus in interested in increasing its share of RES. However, funds must support the right priorities.
Sonya Twohig has been appointed the new Secretary-General of ENTSO-E, the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity.
French Prime Minister Jean Castex and his Romanian counterpart Ludovic Orban signed a declaration of intent on cooperation in the civil nuclear field, to build units 3 and 4 of the Cernavoda nuclear power plant and to upgrade unit 1.
PGNiG signed a multi-year contract with Ørsted for the sale and purchase of natural gas. The company continues to grow and strengthens its position in Northern Europe and particularly in the Danish market which will be linked to Norway and Poland via the Baltic Pipe.