Four Laws on Energy and Mining Were on the Agenda of the Serbian Parliament

Yesterday, two new laws were discussed – on the use of renewable energy sources, and energy efficiency and rational use of energy, as well as the amendments to the Law on Energy and the Law on Mining and Geological Research. The Minister of Mining and Energy Zorana Mihajlović said that …

What the Law on Energy Efficiency and Rational Use of Energy Brings

Recently, the Government of the Republic of Serbia has adopted four draft laws, among them the Draft Law on Energy Efficiency and Rational Use of Energy. The aim of enacting this law is to achieve energy savings, security of energy supply, reduce the impact of the energy sector on the …

Volkswagen’s European Factories Up To 95 Percent Powered By Renewables

In 2020. Volkswagen Group increased the share of renewables powering its European factories from 80 percent to 95 percent (year over year/YoY), and 10 of its factories became 100 percent renewably powered. The target is for them to reach 100 percent renewable power by 2023. In China, Volkswagen Group increased the share of renewables powering …

Energy Goals Set, Green Results are Expected

Renewable energy sources, environmental protection, and the pursuit of climate change mitigation have long been global goals, the achievement of which should lead to a new, significantly different concept of life on our planet. On the way to a sustainable organization of the economy and society as a whole, there …

A Regional Scheme for Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin Could Help Drive the Energy...

As invited by the Ministerial Council, the Energy Community Secretariat presented its Discussion Paper on the implementation of the guarantees of origin system at yesterday’s second regional meeting. The discussion was joined by 60 stakeholders from issuing bodies, ministries and other relevant institutions. Guarantees of origin certify the production of …

Pacific Islands Unite Around Enhanced Renewables Ambition Under Climate Goals

In a year of critical action on climate mitigation and adaptation, Pacific Island governments have reinforced their commitment to energy transition action and strengthened sustainable energy goals within updated nationally determined contributions (NDCs) ahead of COP26 in Glasgow, the United Kingdom in November. At a meeting of high-level policy and …

The EV Effect: Markets are Betting on the Energy Transition

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has calculated that USD 2 trillion in annual investment will be required to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement in the coming three years. Electromobility has a major role to play in this regard – IRENA’s transformation pathway estimates that 350 million electric …