Among its promising prospects, hydrogen could decarbonise energy-intensive industries. In this insight, we take a closer look at how it could become an alternative to gas or a solution for storing renewable energy.
The butterfly effect signals that a small change can lead to substantial differences. Recently, a wild animal in the Chinese town of Wuhan, possibly a pangolin, just reminded us of how potent the effect can be. The pandemic that resulted from the transmission of a wildlife virus to a human being has already taken 350,000 lives.
The European Commission is moulding the European Green Deal further into shape. On 11 March 2020, it presented the new Circular Economy Action Plan, a year after the completion of its celebrated predecessor. How will it affect the construction sector?
On 11 March 2020, the European Commission presented its much anticipated new Circular Economy Action Plan. In this insight, we take a closer look at what this will mean for the batteries sector, including against the backdrop of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
The time of linear growth is at an end! At least, that is if the European Commission has its way with its newest European Green Deal proposal. On Wednesday 11 March it presented the new Circular Economy Action Plan, a year after the completion of its celebrated predecessor.
When Commission President von der Leyen presented her political agenda in September 2019, she put the European Green Deal forward as her top ambition. However, to what degree will this legislation lead to meaningful change?
The blueprint of the “European Green Deal” was pitched on 11 December. While its precise details, concrete actions, commitments and milestones remain to be ironed out, the broad thrust is relatively simple: by 2050, Europe is to become the first climate-neutral continent.
In April 2019, the European Commission (EC) released its fourth report on the State of the Energy Union. The tone was very positive: the EC has successfully delivered on one of its ten priority objectives to set up an ambitious EU climate and energy framework. Batteries were front and centre in the report.
On 4 December, our team launches and facilitates the first OpenEu breakfast discussion with Mr Ignacio Garcia Bercero, DG Trade Director for Multilateral Affairs, Strategy, Analysis, Evaluation and representatives of industry and trade associations.
On 4 April, logos facilitated the General Assembly of RECHARGE, the European Association for Advanced Rechargeable Batteries.