Friday, July 10, 2020

Energy & Environment News

Government Europa brings you the latest Energy & Environment News from across the field of European Government Policy.

lithium battery recycling investment

Lithium battery recycling investment to support energy sustainability

The EU’s sustainable energy innovation body EIT InnoEnergy has announced a €5.8m investment in lithium ion battery recycling firm Northvolt. InnoEnergy will invest €5.8m in...
precision farming

Precision farming market value to triple by 2025

The market for precision farming is projected to grow from its current value of $4bn (€3.58bn) to over $12bn (€10.76bn) by 2025. According to a...
organic agriculture

Organic agriculture is a key priority for new Agriculture Commissioner

The EU’s new Commissioner for Agriculture has outlined his key priorities for the forthcoming Commission, highlighting organic farming as a primary concern. Speaking at the...
climate city challenge

Climate City Challenge frontrunners announced

Five cities proposing urban climate support projects have been selected to receive support through the Global Climate City Challenge. The challenge is jointly operated by...
solar energy funding

Solar energy funding for Spain to support 15 new photovoltaic plants

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide €26m funding for solar energy development projects in Spain. The EIB signed a funding agreement with...
european rewilding network

European Rewilding Network launches second phase

The European Rewilding Network has announced the launch of its second phase, focusing on ‘practical, result-oriented’ rewilding practices. Following the broad success of Phase 1...
hydrogen innovation partnership

Hydrogen innovation partnership to finance new projects

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has partnered with industry body the Hydrogen Council to collaborate on financing innovation in the hydrogen industry. The partnership was...
agricultural stability measures

Agricultural stability measures have limited effect, audit shows

An audit into income support measures designed to shore up agricultural stability across the EU has found limited evidence of their effectiveness. The European Court...
helsinki carbon neutral

Helsinki carbon neutral building pledge to improve energy efficiency

The Finnish capital Helsinki has adopted a commitment on ensuring the city’s building portfolio is wholly carbon neutral by 2030. Helsinki has become a signatory...
north seas offshore wind

North Seas offshore wind partnership pledges greater co-operation

Energy ministers from North Seas countries met this week to finalise their 2020 Work Programme for offshore wind energy production. The meeting, held in Brussels,...

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