Europe Ramps Renewables, Looks for New Gas to Reduce Reliance on Russia

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 01 May 2023 04:18:13 +0000

European countries have moved quickly to adopt new energy sources after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. Governments have reduced imports of Russian-produced energy, with demand for natural gas

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Kenya & European Commission Sign €348 Million Financing Agreement For Electric Bus Rapid Lane

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2023 12:05:45 +0000

Roam RapidKenya and the European Commission have reached an agreement for a €347.6 million financing arrangement for East Africa’s first dedicated electric bus rapid lane. The agreement was signed during a meeting between President William Ruto and the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, at the European Commission Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. President […]

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EU Takes 1st Step to Ensure Green Technologies Are Made In Europe

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2023 22:55:13 +0000

T&E welcomes self-sufficiency targets for battery raw materials and production goals for clean tech. The EU today unveiled two draft laws in response to the US subsidies that it fears are luring European cleantech companies to North America. The proposed Critical Raw Materials Act will help the bloc secure supply of the metals needed to […]

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Energy Insecurity

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2023 18:24:24 +0000

Energy InsecurityOne of the lessons that countries are learning from the current war in Ukraine is that centralised power generation creates energy vulnerability, and therefore energy insecurity. In a despicable move against the civilians of Ukraine, Russia has targeted energy infrastructure. Wars have been fought over access to energy sources for centuries, and energy generation can […]

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Recommendations For The EU’s Green Deal Industrial Plan

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2023 15:05:37 +0000

Map of Europe - The Member States Of The European Union - EU AgendABirdlife International, CAN Europe, European Environmental Bureau, E3G, New Economics Foundation, Transport & Environment and WWF provide their recommendations on the European Commission’s initiative to create a Green Deal Industrial Plan (GDIP) The statement calls on the European Commission to: Focus the Net-Zero Industry Act on ambitious goals for 2030 with clear priority sectors Develop […]

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Two-Thirds of European Battery Production at Risk — Analysis

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2023 06:00:05 +0000

IRA subsidies are chief threat to gigafactory plans unless Europe offers accessible incentives and streamlined permitting.

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Minority German Party Tries To Block EU Rule To Go 100% BEV By 2035

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2023 17:30:14 +0000

While Volkswagen Group plans to go all electric by 2033 in the EU, some German drivers and BMW would like to keep their tailpipe polluters. After agreeing to the EU regulation to ban internal combustion light vehicles by 2035, the FDP, the smallest member of the German governing coalition, is walking back its agreement to […]

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