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Batteries - a key enabler of a low-carbon economy
The variable nature of renewable energy resources means that storing energy is the next big challenge in the fight against climate change. As the fastest growing storage technology, batteries have steadily been at the forefront to solve this issue.
CEF agreement to fund greener, more sustainable transport and energy networks, and digitalisation
The new agreement outlines the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) proposal, worth €33.7 billion, as part of the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027
New EU energy labels applicable from 1 March 2021
To help EU consumers cut their energy bills and carbon footprint, a brand new version of the widely-recognised EU energy label will be applicable in all shops and online retailers from Monday, 1 March 2021.
European Battery Alliance: Ministerial meeting on progress and future actions
ENSREG approves the preliminary report on the Astravets nuclear power plant
Over €1 billion support for high-efficient cogeneration of electricity and heat in Slovakia
Thor offshore wind farm project
Rehabilitating district heating systems in Bucharest
3rd TEN-E meeting cross-regional groups on gas
Methane workshop: Leak detection and repair in the oil and gas sectors
Methane workshop: Venting and flaring in the oil and gas sectors
Consultation on the list of candidate for the 5th Projects of Common Interest in electricity and gas infrastructure
Climate change – new rules to prevent methane leakage in the energy sector Deadline
Decarbonisation and the just transition in Asturias
European barriers in retail energy markets & country handbooks
European study on clinical diagnostic reference levels for X-ray medical imaging
Technical assistance on assessing the effectiveness of the implementation of the SME definition in the energy efficiency directive
New energy quiz
Remember our 5 video clips addressing various energy related themes? A new energy quiz (and the key) has been added to the collection, available in all official EU languages except Gaelic and Maltese.