The second edition of RE-Source Southeast, the biggest regional event dedicated to corporate sourcing of renewable energy and its role in industry decarbonisation strategies, took place on May 31-June 1 in Sofia. The event brought together 50 speakers and more than 300 attendees, connecting corporate buyers with companies active in renewable energy development and electricity...Read More
Association for production, storage and trading of electricity (APSTE) joined the open letter signed by Breakthrough Energy, the European Association for Storage of Energy – EASE, SolarPower Europe, and WindEurope, calling on the European Commission to recognise energy storage’s crucial role for the security of energy supply in Europe.
The organisations welcome that the REPowerEU...Read More
This spring, a long-term project to study the impact on soils, ecosystems and biodiversity related to the construction of large-scale power plants for the production of electricity from renewable energy sources (RES) was launched. The initiative is the result of tripartite cooperation between the Agricultural Academy, the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research at BAS (IBER-BAS) and...Read More
Phasing out our dependence on fossil fuels from Russia can be done well before 2030. To do so, the Commission proposes to develop a REPowerEU plan that will increase the resilience of the EU-wide energy system based on two pillars: Diversifying gas supplies, via higher Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and pipeline imports from non-Russian suppliers, and larger volumes of biomethane and renewable...Read More
Germany aims to accelerate the growth of renewable energy sources, especially onshore wind farms. German Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action Robert Habeck presented a plan for the decarbonization of industry and electrification of transport and heating. The new government will launch urgent climate programs that need to bring results quickly, to adequately respond...Read More
The European Union is investing over €1.1 billion into seven large-scale innovative projects under the Innovation Fund. The grants will support projects aiming to bring breakthrough technologies to the market in energy-intensive industries, hydrogen, carbon capture, use and storage, and renewable energy. The projects are located in Belgium, Italy, Finland, France, the Netherlands, Norway,...Read More
Here are some of the main highlights:
Clean technologies in the power sector and across a range of end-uses have become the first choice for consumers around the world, initially due to policy support but over time because they are simply the most cost-effective. In most regions, solar PV or wind already represents the cheapest available source of new electricity...Read More
Reforms in the green energy sector should be prioritised at the start of the next Parliament, former MPs from GERB, ITN and DB unanimously agreed during the regional conference for corporate procurement of renewable energy – RE-Source Southeast, held last week in Sofia.
Removal of administrative barriers and predictable regulatory framework for access to the grid. These and...Read More
The share of solar electricity in the total volume of electricity produced by European Union countries in June-July reached 10%, which is a historic high. This was stated by the Ember Center for Energy Analysis.
A new analysis by the Ember Center for Energy Analysis shows that for the first time, solar panels generate one tenth of the electricity in the 27 countries of the European Union...Read More
The EU is currently undergoing a decisive period for its future development and we must not lose the next 12-18 months in political struggles. It is important to quickly bring the regulations in line with the European model of development, so that we do not stay on the sidelines of processes of a historical transformation. And the latter will happen, with or without us, Nikola Gazdov,...Read More