The EU Sustainable Energy Week

The Policy Conference is the most important European conference dedicated to sustainable energy policy issues. Sessions organised by the European Commission and energy stakeholders debate new policy developments, best practices and sustainable energy ideas, while networking events forge alliances. Awards for outstanding projects begin the week. EUSEW 2016 will take …

Energy Community Summer School

The Energy Community Secretariat invites highly motivated postgraduate students (masters or PhD), researchers from all energy-related disciplines, young professionals from governmental institutions, companies, think tanks and NGOs from the Energy Community region to the 1st Energy Community Summer School that will take place in Tirana from 3 to 10 September …

Energy Trading Central and South Eastern Europe

The 17th edition of the only annual event for energy traders in CEE/SEE will be held in Bucharest, Romania and the event already draws great enthusiasm from throughout the sector. Besides the support of EFET, the Romanian traders’ association AFEER and other associations, many trading firms already decided to join. …

World Oceans Day

This year, the theme is Healthy oceans, healthy planet, and we’re making a special effort to stop plastic pollution. Plastic pollution is a serious threat because it degrades very slowly, polluting waterways for a very long time. In addition, plastic pollution impacts the health of aquatic animals because animals including …

World Sustainable Energy Days

The World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED), one of Europe’s largest annual conferences in this field, offered a unique combination of events on sustainable energy. The 2016 conference, which was held from 24 – 26 February in Wels/Austria, attracted around 700 participants from 57 countries. Next year, event will be held …

UK Should ‘Shut down all Coal Power Plants Two Years before 2025 Pledge’

The UK should close all its coal-fired power stations two years earlier than the government’s pledge of 2025, according to green Conservatives including former energy minister Lord Greg Barker. The move would not cause the lights to go out, would cut both carbon emissions and air pollution and would boost …

Chile Has So Much Solar Energy It’s Giving It Away for Free

Chile’s solar industry has expanded so quickly that it’s giving electricity away for free. Spot prices reached zero in parts of the country on 113 days through April, a number that’s on track to beat last year’s total of 192 days, according to Chile’s central grid operator. While that may …