The Commission adopted its work programme for 2021, designed to make Europe healthier, fairer and more prosperous, while accelerating the long-term transformation of its economy into a greener one adapted to the digital age.
Over 160 hydropower industry, civil society and policy representatives met to address challenges for hydropower as a catalyst for the clean energy transition at a HYDROPOWER EUROPE online event last week.
The assessments of the 27 National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) analyse each Member State's path and ambition towards meeting the current climate and energy targets for 2030. For the first time, it also provides an analysis of energy subsidies.
The first open call from the European Island Facility NESOI offers grants of up to € 60K per proposal as well as up to € 60K worth of Technical Assistance to help local European islands reach their energy transition ambitions.
Mission "100 Climate-neutral Cities by 2030 - by and for the Citizens" goes beyond the traditional approaches. The cities need the commitment of all stakeholders and the CLIMATE-CITY CONTRACT is the key.
The virtual annual flagship event on the future of research and innovation, Research and Innovation Days 2020, featured 146 different sessions and connected over 30,000 policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs, and citizens from 188 countries.