low carbon economy

The Energy Transitions Commission’s flagship report, launched on 25 April 2017, outlines the opportunity to halve global carbon emissions by 2040 - but governments, investors and businesses must act now to accelerate energy transitions. It sets out achievable pathways to limit global warming to well below 2˚C while stimulating economic development and social progress.  
Post date: 25 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

For a sustainable, safer and more competitive Europe     In November 2016, the European Commission presented the Clean Energy for all Europeans package, providing proposals designed to show that the clean energy transition is the growth sector of the future, and to keep the European Union competitive as the clean energy transition is changing global energy markets.  
Post date: 31 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

Limiting the rise in global mean temperature to well below 2°C would require an energy transition of exceptional scope, depth and speed, according to an analysis by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), including a doubling of annual average energy-related investments from current levels.    
Post date: 27 Mar 2017
Type: News

This report, elaborated by the   International  Energy  Agency  (IEA)  and  the  International  Renewable  Energy  Agency  (IRENA)  upon the request of the  German  government, aims to shed  light  on  the  essential elements  of  an  energy  sector  transition that  would  be consistent  with  limiting  the  rise  in  global temperature  to  well  below  two  degrees  Celisius  (2°C), as  set  out  in  the  Paris  Agreem
Post date: 27 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

Free Webinar - March 9th 2017 - 16:00 CET   Learn the Essentials of Carbon Reporting   Carbon emissions regulations are becoming more restrictive. Many countries will follow the lead of the UK or Germany where most companies need to report their emissions or face hard penalties if they fail to do so. 
Post date: 8 Mar 2017
Type: Event

In 2017, the Energy Cities Conference will be hosted from 26 to 28 April by the German city of Stuttgart, well-known for its industrial activity as well as for its foresighted climate and energy policy. In a region which can be considered the birthplace of the German energy transition (Energiewende), Stuttgart will serve as a learning place on the societal, cultural, economic and technological shifts that come with the energy transition in Europe.  
Post date: 14 Dec 2016
Type: Event

Impact of the financial crisis on carbon economics - Version 2.1 of the Global Greenhouse Gas Abatement Cost Curve  
Post date: 6 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

Renewable electricity, cleaner heating and cooling, decarbonised transport, empowered consumers and at least 27% renewables in the EU will bring clean energy for all Europeans.    
Post date: 6 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

The Commission’s Communication “Clean Energy for all Europeans” (also called the winter package) refers to the proposed amendment of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. Here it is suggested that the Member States shall set up a long-term building renovation strategy with a specific milestone for 2030 on the way to decarbonise their national building stock by 2050.
Post date: 6 Dec 2016
Type: Ask the Experts

On 30 November 2016 the Commission has published a Communication called “Clean Energy for all Europeans”. It includes 3 main goals: Putting energy efficiency first, achieving global leadership in renewable energies and providing a fair deal for consumers. Regarding the latter, the Commission plans to reform the energy market to empower consumers and enable them to be in more control of their choices when it comes to energy.
Post date: 6 Dec 2016
Type: Ask the Experts