News/Blog

  • Ida Auken, MP, Denmark
    “The circular economy ... is not only about materials management.” Ida Auken, MP, Denmark - Posted on: Tue, 05/04/2016 - 11:28
    A member of the Danish Parliament since 2007, Ida Auken was Minister for the Environment in Denmark from 2011 to 2014, where she started the move to treating waste as a resource. She is the environment spokesperson...
  • Miguel Arias Cañete, Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action
    Miguel Arias Cañete, Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action - Posted on: Thu, 31/03/2016 - 11:55
    Reforms to emissions trading and energy markets can boost investment in low-carbon energy, says EU Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action Miguel Arias Cañete.
    Reforms to the EU emissions trading system (ETS)...
  • Smart ‘energy efficient’ house
    Smart ‘energy efficient’ house - Posted on: Tue, 29/03/2016 - 10:35
    European Investment Bank (EIB) loans to help provide smart meters to UK households independently of energy companies, supporting energy savings and consumer choice.
    The EIB will loan EUR 500 million to a EUR 1.4...
  • Energy Days
    - Posted on: Thu, 24/03/2016 - 10:09
    EUSEW Energy Days are organised all over Europe during the month of June to raise awareness about energy efficiency and renewables. Have you submitted your Day yet? 
    Organised by public and private organisations,...
  • Meeting the targets: EU Energy Strategy
    Meeting the targets: EU Energy Strategy - Posted on: Tue, 22/03/2016 - 10:52
    The share of renewables in the EU’s energy mix almost doubled from 2004 to 2014, putting it on track to its 2020 target. A third of Member States has already reached that target.
    Between 2004 and 2014, the share of...
  • Investing in sustainable energy
    Investing in sustainable energy - Posted on: Thu, 17/03/2016 - 10:50
    Planned European Investment Bank (EIB) finance for sustainable energy projects is set to trigger thousands of jobs and EUR 13 billion total investment in the sector.
    EUR 2.5 billion has been earmarked by the...
  • Research and innovation’s contribution towards Energy Union
    Research and innovation’s contribution towards Energy Union - Posted on: Tue, 15/03/2016 - 14:19
    The European Commission has launched an open public consultation to develop a Research, Innovation and Competitiveness Strategy for the Energy Union. Contributions are welcome until end of May.
    Launched on 3 March...
  • Vice Chair of the Industry, Research and Energy Committee, MEP Morten Helveg Petersen
    “It's a cliché, but we are beginning a genuine period of energy transition now. One way or another fossil fuels and centralised power generation are in decline.” Vice Chair of the Industry, Research and Energy Committee, MEP Morten Helveg Petersen - Posted on: Thu, 10/03/2016 - 11:10
    As a Member of the European Parliament in the ALDE group and Vice Chair of the Industry, Research and Energy committee, Morten Helveg Petersen’s mission is to support the development of a European Energy Union and...
  • CO-POWER
    Close up of community-led renewable energy project - Posted on: Tue, 08/03/2016 - 09:36
    CO-POWER’s March event in Brussels focuses on community-led renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, and includes a visit to a working wind project. 
    On 16 March 2016, the CO-POWER project is holding a...
  • Last call for contributions
    Play your part at EUSEW! - Posted on: Fri, 04/03/2016 - 09:00
    Have you sent in your application to contribute to EUSEW 2016? There is still time.
    We can wait until 9 March for your application. This year’s special focus is on energy consumers. Share your ideas on how to use...