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Artificial intelligence (AI) and, in general, digitalisation can help us fight the climate crisis because they provide a more efficient use of energy resources and the integration of renewable energy into the grid.
Post date: 2 Mar 2023
Type: News

About a third of grids in Europe are 40 years old. It is key to prepare them for the distributed and intermittent generation from renewable sources, and for ensuring energy efficiency. For this reason, the European Commission expects about €584bn of investment in Europe’s electricity grid between 2020 and 2030, and among this €170bn would go to digitalisation.  
Post date: 3 Feb 2023
Type: News

The production of electricity from renewable sources in the EU increased by almost 5% from 2020 to 2021. Solar power has resulted as the fastest-growing source of electricity.  
Post date: 30 Jan 2023
Type: News

Squaring security of supply and decarbonisation of buildings is not going to be straightforward. Buildings are the single largest source of energy consumption in the EU, representing 40% of final energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions. Heating takes up the largest share of a building’s total energy consumption, about 60%, and demand is concentrated over few months.
Post date: 23 Jan 2023
Type: Publication

EU Climate Chief Frans Timmermans believes that the 45% renewable targets by 2030 is ambitious but possible. EU countries and the European Parliament are currently discussing about a new law to boost green energy production, including this target. The target has been proposed higher than before due to the geopolitical situation in Europe and thus to make energy more secure.  
Post date: 20 Jan 2023
Type: News

Moderated by Jasper Vermaut, Policy & Project Officer at REHVA, the webinar allowed the project to present its main results, as it is coming to an end soon (February 2023). Three heat pump systems have been tested within the project: two solar-ice slurry systems based on natural refrigerants with intermediate storage, and a dual/source sink system using a reversible propane heat pump to provide both 
Post date: 12 Jan 2023
Type: News

For the energy transition to succeed, heating & cooling in buildings need efficient, clean and affordable systems. With this in mind, the TRI-HP project has developed trigeneration systems that provide heating, cooling & electricity that:  
Post date: 16 Dec 2022
Type: Event

Renewables 2022 is the IEA’s primary analysis on the sector, based on current policies and market developments. It forecasts the deployment of renewable energy technologies in electricity, transport and heat to 2027 while also exploring key challenges to the industry and identifying barriers to faster growth.  
Post date: 11 Dec 2022
Type: Publication

Islands are typically depended on fossil fuel imports for electricity generation. The decarbonisation of the energy mix is a priority. In this context, the EU-funded GIFT project will develop innovative systems to allow islands to integrate vast amounts of renewables.
Post date: 4 Nov 2022
Type: Link

Eleven local authorities signed memorandums of understanding for decarbonization projects for district heating and cooling and energy efficiency improvements in the sector. Switzerland is donating EUR 7 million, the EU approved a EUR 3 million grant, while the EBRD is preparing a EUR 30 million loan for the purpose.  
Post date: 23 Sep 2022
Type: News