studie
14/03/2017 - 00:00

Renewable energy in the EU

Share of renewables in energy consumption in the EU still on the rise to almost 17% in 2015

Eleven Member States already achieved their 2020 targets 

nieuws
17/02/2017 - 00:00

Today EU Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to invest €444 million in key European energy infrastructure projects.

studie
14/02/2017 - 00:00

A new study funded by the EU explores policy options for increasing the deployment of renewable energy in Europe between now and 2030. The study addresses ways of generating long term funding for renewable projects across all sectors.

studie
10/02/2017 - 00:00

A new study funded by the EU forecasts the likely evolution of European electricity markets between 2020 and 2050 and estimates how far renewable electricity projects will be able to finance themselves in this period without the need for public subsidies.

nieuws
30/01/2017 - 00:00

Getting freshwater will become increasingly challenging for countries in the Middle East and North Africa as populations grow and living standards rise over the coming decades. In many cases, current water sources will become unsustainable.

studie
30/01/2017 - 00:00

As a flexible and competitive source of renewable energy, bioenergy can play a key role in decarbonising energy systems by responding to the needs of a wide range of demand profiles in the electricity, buildings, and transport sectors.

studie
07/12/2016 - 00:00

The EU Member States have lowered their energy consumption in recent years, despite a slight increase in 2015. At the same time, they use more and more renewable energy.

studie
21/11/2016 - 00:00

The JRC has developed a unique and innovative methodology capable of capturing the local geographical information in the variability of wind energy, in particular peaks and ramps, in a much more accurate way than previous meteorologically derived times series.

studie
28/10/2016 - 00:00

Costs for onshore wind energy will fall 15% while offshore wind could cut costs by half in the next five years, according to the latest report from the International Energy Agency.

nieuws
04/10/2016 - 00:00

The Wind Europe Summit 2016 took place from 27 to 29 September 2016 in Hamburg. The Summit was co-organised with the fair WindEnergy Hamburg. Both events brought together more than 30 0000 visitors, more than 1200 exhibitors with conference participants from both industry, research, and the public sector.