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REthinking Energy 2017: Accelerating the global energy transformation

The report REthinking Energy from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), examines the dramatic changes under way in the energy sector in many countries as the quest for a sustainable future continues. This third edition emphasises that accelerated deployment will fuel economic growth, create new employment opportunities, enhance human welfare […]


Electrification Alliance launched

Avere, EURELECTRIC, the European Copper Institute, the European Heat Pump Association, SolarPower Europe and WindEurope have joined forces to launch the Electrification Alliance, calling for electricity to be recognised as the pivotal energy carrier for an efficient and decarbonised European future. Decarbonising Europe is vital if the Paris Agreement target […]


The Energy Vision 2030-2050 of Flanders

The Flemish government has approved the Energy Vision 2030-2050, which determines how to continue the energy policy in Flanders after 2020. It is the result of one year of consultation between the Flemish Minister of Energy Bart Tommelein, over 40 stakeholders from industry, academia, social partners and different sector federations […]


Western Europe to invest heavily in smart grid infrastructure over the next decade

A new report compiled by Northeast Group predicts investment in smart grid infrastructure in Western Europe to reach $133.7 billion by 2027. Western Europe “is in the process of massive power grid modernization investments to underpin its position as one of the global leaders in promoting energy efficiency and renewable […]