renewable energy

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The constant supply of energy is something we often take for granted. Securing that energy supply is vital. It ensures our homes are heated – or air-conditioned – that we can phone, use lights and computers and that our hospitals, public transport and other essential services, like water distribution, function.   How does the EU contribute to assure energy security to its nearly 500 million citizens? And what happens if the security of that energy supply is threatened?  
Post date: 29 Apr 2020
Type: Știri

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.  
Post date: 27 Apr 2020
Type: Event

The covid-19 pandemic is delaying new commercial solar project development and construction. Across North America, many facilities powered by solar have reduced or zero occupancy. Oil prices went negative for the first time in history.   Energy managers watching all of this unfold wonder what these ripple effects mean for investments in renewables.  
Post date: 26 Apr 2020
Type: Știri

The prospect of a decarbonised energy system is now tantalisingly close, pushed forward by an infusion of renewables into the grid, the falling cost of wind and solar PV power, and advances in energy storage and smart digitalisation.   A modernised grid could deliver more from less, at substantially lower cost, but it would also require a rethink of market structures and a system that incentivises suppliers to sell customers volume, leading to waste.  
Post date: 26 Apr 2020
Type: Știri

Raw materials are essential to securing a transition to green energy technologies and for achieving the goals outlined in the European Green Deal. To meet the future energy demand through renewables, the power sector will face a massive deployment of wind and solar PV technologies. As result, the consumption of raw materials necessary to manufacture wind turbines and photovoltaic panels is expected to increase drastically in the coming decades.
Post date: 24 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

Electricity consumption in the EU28 declined by approximately 1% year-on-year in Q4 2019, dragged down by stagnating industrial activity and a very mild start of the heating season. Of the major economies, power consumption increased in the UK (+1.2%) and the Netherlands (+1.3%), while falls were registered in Germany (-2.0%), Poland (-2.0%), Italy (-1.7%), Spain (-0.8%) and France (-0.8%).  
Post date: 21 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

The Lycée pour Professions de Santé in Ettelbruck, now the largest wooden building in the Grand Duchy, is a pilot project. It is indeed the first Luxembourg public building with positive energy. It is also the first in Luxembourg to aim for a "Minergie-P- ECO" certification. In addition to the comfort of the occupants, which reaches its highest level thanks to this certification, it is also the ecological footprint of the building that has been at the centre of attention since the design phase.  
Post date: 19 Apr 2020
Type: Caz

The European Green Deal aims to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050. As energy production and use account for more than 75% of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions.   In order to meet our climate objectives, while also guaranteeing secure and affordable energy for consumers, we need to better link up our energy system and exploit the synergies enabled by an integrated energy system.  
Post date: 17 Apr 2020
Type: Știri

The growth of output by privileged power producers is the main barometer of the development of renewables in Serbia. Total electricity generation in 2019 was 36,000 GWh, matched by consumption.   It could be said that the rise came as a result of the Decree on incentives for the production of electricity from renewable energy sources and high-efficiency heat and power cogeneration under which all privileged power producers have been receiving feed-in tariffs.  
Post date: 17 Apr 2020
Type: Știri

Prices took a substantial hit at the beginning of March, falling between 15-30% across key markets compared to average prices in February, but have largely recovered from March lows, said Pexapark, the provider of advisory services for clean energy Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). While this is good news, the episode has pointed to the importance of risk management for the renewable energy sector.  
Post date: 17 Apr 2020
Type: Știri