studie
01/12/2017 - 00:00

Energy prices in 2017 - Household energy prices in the EU down compared with 2016

-0.5% for electricity and -6.3% for gas

studie
06/10/2017 - 00:00

Did you know that renewables are currently the leading source of electricity generation in the EU? And that in the years 2010-2015, the amount of electricity produced from wind in the EU doubled, and the amount of electricity produced from solar power increased 4.5 times? 

studie
25/08/2017 - 00:00

A study published by the European Commission focuses on the development of an offshore renewable energy system in the Irish and North Seas. It considers several possible plans for building wind farms to generate renewable energy, energy storage facilities, and an electricity grid that would extend over the territorial waters of Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

nieuws
09/08/2017 - 00:00

The public consultation on the EU's Trans-European Networks - Energy (TEN-E) Regulation will close on 4 September. It invites anyone with an interest in the TEN-E strategy, the EU's plan to help national governments and companies to build energy infrastructure that extends across the borders of EU countries, to give their views.

nieuws
12/06/2017 - 00:00

On June 20, as part of EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) (19-25 June), the winners of the EU Sustainable Energy Awards for 2017, which showcase Europe's most innovative sustainable energy products, will be announced. The winner in each category – Businesses, Public Sector, Consumers and Energy Islands – is chosen by an expert jury, and until June 15 you can also vote for any of the nominees to win the 2017 Citizens’ Award.

studie
02/06/2017 - 00:00

While electricity demand growth is slowing in many countries around the world, the deployment of renewable power generation continues to grow dramatically. In fact, over the next five years, renewables are expected to remain the fastest-growing source of electricity generation worldwide.

nieuws
19/05/2017 - 00:00

The EU's internal electricity market will be the focus of the latest meeting of the Electricity Regulatory Forum, held in Florence on 17-18 May. Representatives of the European Commission, national governments and regulatory authorities, transmission system operators and electricity industry organisations will discuss how to further enhance the EU's internal electricity market with a view to achieving the clean energy transition. 

nieuws
28/04/2017 - 00:00

The European Commission is releasing €800 million of funding for projects in the areas of electricity, gas and smart grids infrastructure . The projects will strengthen the EU's internal energy market, enhance security of energy supply, and help provide clean, sustainable energy for Europe.

studie
28/04/2017 - 00:00

A new publication from the European Commission describes initiatives that have been successfully implemented across Europe to promote energy efficiency.

studie
17/03/2017 - 00:00

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions were flat for a third straight year in 2016 even as the global economy grew, according to the International Energy Agency, signaling a continuing decoupling of emissions and economic activity. This was the result of growing renewable power generation, switches from coal to natural gas, improvements in energy efficiency, as well as structural changes in the global economy.