Tag: Energy

EU Collapses on Energy Again

European energy ministers’ meeting today in Brussels was not able to agree on European measures to limit the energy cost. Many countries have already done this with national measures. European citizens pay 3 or 4 times more gas and electricity and some countries have already taken their own countermeasures: by setting a national price cap

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Energy, Ursula Tries Again. But…

  Gas and electricity prices have reached record levels in 2022 and hit all-time highs. Families and companies in EU are paying an extra cost for energy. After its defeat at the last EU Energy Council to limit the bills, the Commission  proposed three new measures last 12 September. One to cut electricity consumption, another

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Energy: 5 Von Der Leyen Proposals, 5 Failures today

  Ministers agreed that the energy issue is urgent, but they decided nothing. Gathered in Brussels for an extraordinary meeting, the 27 energy ministers said no to the 5 recipes of the president of the EU Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, to deal with extraordinary measures on energy. All decisions will be sent as new proposals to

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EU Finances New 17 Projects on Energy

EU is investing over €1.8 billion in 17 large-scale innovative clean-tech projects with a third round of awards under the Innovation Fund. Next projects will be financed in Autumn 2022. Grants will be disbursed from the Innovation Fund to help bring breakthrough technologies to the market in energy-intensive industries, hydrogen, renewable energy, carbon capture and storage infrastructure, and manufacturing of

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Why ‘Smart’ Cities?

  You know that more than 3/4 of the EU population live in urban areas? And this figure is expected to rise to almost 85% by 2050. Being the urban areas with the highest concentration of population, they are also those which consume the largest volumes of energy and, consequently, have the highest levels of

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EU Special Measures on Gas

  Meeting of the EU Council of Ministers for Energy on 9 September 2022, to decide on further measures for the energy market in Europe, where prices are soaring. In the meantime, the Council adopted a Regulation for energy consumption reduction in case of EC alert and exceptional powers in the event of a major energy crisis in

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EU to invest on digital networks for TLC, Energy and Transport

  Its name is CEF – Connecting Europe Facility, and the European Parliament has just given its green light to invest €33.7 billion for the next 7 years, to bring Europe to the forefront of digital connections. Which not only concern tlc, but also transport and energy sectors. The funding will be managed by the

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New EU Center to Fight Cyber-Attacks

After three years of discussions and in the aftermath of the US Colonial Pipeline Hack, the EU finally decides to create a European Cybersecurity Industrial, Technology and Research Competence Center   Energy Cyber-attack in U.S. At a time when the whole world gears up to defend itself from threats and attacks from the darkside of

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