03 octobre 2017

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté: priorité à la transition énergétique!

Associations des Régions de France, toute l'actualité des régions.Le cluster éolien « Wind for Future », partenaire incontournable de la région dans son engagement en faveur du développement des énergies renouvelables (ENR), avait choisi Joux-la-Ville pour organiser son assemblée générale, le 14 juin. Marie-Guite Dufay y était invitée. Et pour cause, la ville accueille le plus grand parc éolien de l’Yonne composé de 22 turbines d’une puissance de 2 000 kilowatts (kW), soit une puissance totale de 44 000 kW, ce qui correspond à la consommation annuelle (hors chauffage) de 44 000 foyers. Un centre de maintenance doit également y voir le jour, ainsi qu’à Auxerre, avec à la clé la création d’une trentaine d’emplois. Plus...

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Interdiction de la production d’hydrocarbures en France, ou l’arbre qui cache la forêt

Mesure phare du "plan climat", un projet de loi portant sur la fin de la production d'hydrocarbures en France a été présenté ce mercredi 6 septembre 2017 en Conseil des ministres par Nicolas Hulot, ministre de la Transition écologique et solidaire. Analyse de Marc-Antoine Authier, Chargé d’études à l’Institut Montaigne, expert des questions environnementales. Plus...

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01 octobre 2017

Towards a Low-Carbon Economy - Better Energy, Greater Prosperity

AccueilThe historic Paris Agreement hinges on the average global temperature of our planet increasing no more – and preferably substantially less – than 2° above pre-industrial levels. But to achieve this, the world’s countries are going to have to do far more than they pledged to do in their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs). More...

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European leadership in the energy transition

AccueilPresident Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement has led to a fragmentation in the US effort to see through the energy transition, with some states supporting it and others remaining committed to intensive fossil fuel use. This predicament presents the European Union with a unique opportunity to become the global leader in green energy technologies. More...

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Running out of Steam: Taking Stock of Germany’s Energiewende

AccueilThe difficulties Germany has had with its energy transition could well push policy makers to scale down their ambitious goals in the wake of the September 24 elections. Indeed, greening Europe’s largest economy has proven trickier than the country’s success with renewable energy sources would suggest. More...

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Pour une Europe leader de la transition énergétique

AccueilAlors que les États-Unis vont offrir un marché fragmenté en matière de transition énergétique, puisque certains États fédérés vont rester sur la dynamique de l’Accord de Paris et d’autres choisir une utilisation intensive des énergies fossiles, la possibilité de devenir le leader mondial dans ce secteur technologique se présente pour l’Union Européenne. Plus...

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23 septembre 2017

ESU advisor in European student energy-saving initiative

ESU OnlineSAVES2 builds on a previous project called SAVES. Between 2014-2017, the original SAVES expanded the National Union of Students in the United Kingdom (NUS-UK)’ Student Switch Off campaign to four other European Union countries (Lithuania, Greece, Cyprus and Sweden). SAVES2 will continue running Student Switch Off in the existing partner countries, and grows the campaign to a total of seven countries (with Bulgaria, Romania and Ireland joining the cohort), to help students get into good energy saving habits. More...

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20 septembre 2017

Raising revenues through carbon pricing can help the poor to pay for their energy bills

A widely heard criticism of carbon pricing is that it will simply hurt the poor. But just like other similar schemes with environmental aims, such as water charging, the opposite is true. It all depends on having the right policies in place. More...

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19 septembre 2017

Registrations open for “European Universities in the Energy Transition: Towards a Clean Energy Future”, 23-24 October 2017

As a result of extensive work with more than 100 companies and 200 universities, an overview of the first pan-European attempt to address the skills gap between higher education provision and needs and expectations of the business sector for the energy transition will be given. The UNI-SET consortium will present recommendations for universities, companies and policymakers for the design of energy education and research activities in the fields of energy efficiency in buildings and in industry, energy systems and smart cities, and on the integration of renewable energies. More...

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Save the date: “European Universities in the Energy Transition: Towards a Clean Energy Future”, 23-24 October 2017, Brussels

The conference will include the presentation of a forthcoming report entitled “Identifying New Paradigms in Energy Education and Research: An Action Agenda for Europe’s Universities”. The report will provide recommendations for universities, companies and policymakers for the design of energy education and research activities with the aim to address the skills gap between higher education provision and needs of the business sector for the energy transition. More...

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