Emissions reduction

U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy Huff tours Cernavoda n-power plant

On July 30, 2021, Acting Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy, Dr. Kathryn Huff, and Charge d'affaires David Muniz visited the Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant. According to a press statement released by the U.S.

Vrtovec tells EU Parliament Europe should be more ambitious climate-wise

Ljubljana – Presenting Slovenia’s EU presidency priorities in energy to the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, Infrastructure Minister Jernej Vrtovec said Thursday that when it comes to Fit for 55 energy proposals, the Slovenian presidency will start with the revision of directives on renewables and energy efficiency.

Hellenic-German Chamber: Digital business mission to Greece of 8 German energy companies

Renewable energy technologies, their interconnection to the grid as well as the new investment landscape, as it will be formed in the context of the energy transition, will be at the focus of the digital conference entitled: "Energy Solutions Made in Germany - Renewable Energy Sources, Storage and Integration in Network ", organized on Tuesday, June 29, by the Hellenic-German Chamber of Commerc

Greece Sets Daring Experiment – Whole Aegean Island Goes Completely Green

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to announce on Wednesday (2 June) the details of a project which aims to transform the island of Astypalaia in the southeastern Aegean Sea into Europe's "Green Island".

The objective is to have all of Astypalaia's daily activities run on renewable energy, from electricity to transport.

National forest fund up by 0.2 pct in 2020, volume of harvested wood, up by 4 pct

The National Forest Fund registered an increase of approximately 0.2% in 2020, compared to the previous year, while the volume of harvested wood increased by 4%, according to data published on National Institute of Statistics (INS). As of December 31, 2020, the forest fund area was 6,604,206 hectares (+11,976 hectares as compared to 2019), of which the forest area totaled 6,449,417 hectares.

Shell ordered to cut emissions in landmark Dutch climate case

A Dutch court ordered oil giant Shell on May 26 to slash its greenhouse gas emissions in a landmark victory for climate activists with implications for energy firms worldwide.

Shell must reduce its carbon emissions by 45 percent by 2030 as it is contributing to the "dire" effects of climate change, the district court in The Hague ruled.

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