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EUSEW: Join to discuss electrification

As a part of official EUSEW2020 programme, we are coordinating daily discussions on the high-level policy conference from the perspective of electrification. Going beyond energy sector and focusing on final energy and demand side, these daily discussions will be reflecting on the EUSEW high level...

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Why electrified vans are poised to 'take off' despite recent setbacks

Despite this dilemma, automakers are undertaking electrification programs for their van ranges. “They have no choice. The legislation in Europe is pushing toward a reduction in average CO2,” David Leah, senior commercial vehicle analyst at LMC Automotive. said. “It’s inevitable the electrified LCV m...

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Electricity only is an option according to the EU Commission

A leaked “scoping paper” on gas infrastructure planning, drafted by the European Commission’s energy directorate, reveals the three options envisaged for gas infrastructure at EU level. One of these options is an “electricity only” option, where any funding for gas would be scrapped entirely to focu...

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Electric district heating

Electric district heating? Very interesting recently study from Aalborg University, and Western Norway University. “District heating (DH) is considered an important component in a future highly renewable European energy system. With the turn towards developing 4th generation district hea...

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Commercial electric planes set to take off in Norway by 2030

Electric short haul planes could be flying Norwegian skies as soon as 2030, a new report released by state-owned airline Avinor and the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority suggests. The report was commissioned by the two organisations to address the reduction of flight-related carbon emissions in o...

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Norway seeks development of multiple large-scale floating windfarms

A report published by Export Credit Norway says the Norwegian state should invest in developing multiple floating offshore windfarms in its waters to secure export orders and tap into the vast potential of the floating offshore wind market The report said the planned Hywind Tampen project should n...

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Report: Electrification enables sector coupling

‘Sector coupling’ – ie, the electrification of more areas of the economy – would enable countries in Europe to make substantial progress toward becoming the first climate-neutral continent by 2050. Recently published report, authored by BloombergNEF in partnership with Eaton and Statkraft, explore...

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Energy ‘sector coupling’ requires 75% more electricity, study says

Direct and indirect electrification of transport, buildings and industry could deliver a 60% reduction in carbon emissions across Europe by 2050 – but that will require a massive upsurge in clean power output, according to BloombergNEF, a research company. So-called “sector coupling” of gas and el...

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Report and webinar - Heating without the hot air: Principles for smart heat electrification

Heating in buildings is responsible for almost one‑third of total EU energy demand, and around 75% of heat is still produced by burning fossil fuels. The European Union must make decarbonising heat a major priority if it hopes to meet its climate goals for 2030 and beyond. Successful decarbonisation...

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Bloomberg Electrifying Europe’s Factories Would Slash Emissions by 2050

Electrifying Europe’s Factories Would Slash Emissions by 2050 The widespread electrification of some of the most polluting industries could dramatically reduce the amount of greenhouse gases spewed into the atmosphere.

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