Source - EnergyPostEU

Total reposts: 9

 20180109 Exclusive interview Maros Šefčovič: Energy Union is deepest transformation of energy systems since Industrial Revolution

Ист.: EnergyPostEU

A former Slovak diplomat, Maroš Šefčovič comes across as a charming and forceful character. “Brussels is not for everyone, it’s really for European enthusiasts, because the life here is extremely demanding,” he says, in an interview with Energy Post conducted in December. Šefčovič has worked in Brussels for the past fourteen years: initially ...
Мета: Maroš Šefčovič, European Commission, Clean Energy Package, Nord Stream 2, Macron, Темы: Энергетика, Транснацики, Война,


 20171225 The world should go for zero emissions, not two degrees

Ист.: EnergyPostEU

Two years after the climate summit in Paris, euphoria has largely evaporated, writes Oliver Geden, Head of Research Division EU/Europe at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP). There has been little sign of additional ambition in climate change mitigation since. One fundamental reason, according to Geden, is that the target of “...
Мета: Oliver Geden, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, SWP, Paris Agreement, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, UNFCCC, COP23, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, fossil-fuel, Темы: Энергетика, Транснацики, Будущее,


 20171220 How to ensure that corporate buying of renewable energy really makes a difference

Ист.: EnergyPostEU

There are many ways in which companies can source renewable energy, but they boil down to three options. First, companies can produce and consume heat or electricity themselves. Second, they can buy green electricity products in the retail market. The energy provider proves that its energy is green by means of guarantees of origin (GOs), which can come...
Мета: RE100, Темы: Энергетика, Транснацики,


 20171218 The case for additional actions within the EU ETS has just become stronger

Ист.: EnergyPostEU

It is sometimes thought that total emissions in the EU ETS (Emission Trading System) are equal to the cap, and so any additional actions, such as phase-out of coal power, increasing energy efficiency and deploying more renewables, have no effect. But this is not true, writes climate change economist Adam Whitmore. Indeed, according to Whitmore, recently agre...
Мета: EU, Emission Trading System, Adam Whitmore, Market Stability Reserve, European Council, Темы: Энергетика,


 20171217 Why the future of batteries is lithium and why their impact will be bigger than you think

Ист.: EnergyPostEU

he tremendous advances being made in lithium battery technology are being underestimated by many people, writes financial energy specialist Gerard Reid. Competitive EVs are just a few years away. They will be followed by radical improvements that will have huge implications for air and ship transport as well. Courtesy Energy and Carbon blog. I constantly ...
Мета: lithium, Courtesy Energy and Carbon blog, Tesla, Panasonic, LG Chem, CATL, Samsung, Темы: Энергетика, Социум, Будущее,


 20171215 Fancy having your own power plant? “Fuel cell micro-cogeneration is market-ready”

Ист.: EnergyPostEU

More than 1,000 fuel cell micro-cogeneration units have been installed in homes and business in ten countries over the last several years by the ene.field project. Its successor, the PACE project, aims at bringing costs further down, although manufacturers and users say the technology is market-ready. “I thought it would be nice to have my own power...
Мета: Jochen Steneberg, Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking, Callux, KfW433, Heating and Cooling Strategy, SOLIDpower Group, Темы: Энергетика, Будущее,


 20171214 Ukraine: energy transition could work wonders, but policies are “the least ambitious in the world”

Ист.: EnergyPostEU

Ukraine can reduce its energy dependence and build a strong economy on clean and safe renewable energy, a new study shows. Unfortunately, the latest Energy Strategy adopted by the government in August shows a complete lack of ambition to pursue a low-carbon transition. Ukraine’s “nationally determined contribution” under the Paris Agreemen...
Мета: Ukraine, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Connie Hedegaard, Темы: Энергетика, Война, Будущее,


 20171213 After Bonn, 5 things to watch for in the coming year of global climate policy

Ист.: EnergyPostEU

Five things that should have happened at the recent climate conference in Bonn, didn’t happen, write Marc Hudson and Matthew Paterson of the University of Manchester. But there is life beyond the UNFCCC process. They identify five things to watch for in climate policy in the coming year – if it isn’t too late already to save the world fr...
Мета: Marc Hudson, Matthew Paterson of the University of Manchester, Peabody, Friends of the Earth, Angela Merkel, EU Emissions Trading Scheme, Темы: Энергетика, Война,


 20171210 Poland may be ready for energy turnaround

Ист.: EnergyPostEU

The Polish conservative government has been trying (and failing) to bail out coal, and maintain energy independence, writes journalist Michał Olszewski. But according to Olszewski, these expensive and polluting practices could be coming to an end. Slowly but surely, the energy transition emerges in Poland. Courtesy Energy Transition – the Global E...
Мета: Polish, coal, Polska Grupa Górnicza, Krzysztof Tchórzewski, Темы: Энергетика, Транснацики, Война,