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19/09 - Biofuels - New sustainability schemes available (18/19)
18/09 - New renewable studies: Cooperation under the RES Directive
06/08 - Report on the sustainability of solid and gaseous biomass for heat and electricity generation, in the context of the EU's 2020 renewable energy targets
24/07 - Call for tenders "Estimation of indirect land-use change emissions from bioenergy"; deadline 04/09
18/07 - EU Energy in Figures 2014 is now available online
16/07 - Consultation Open on the Ten-Year Network Development Plan 2014 (10/07 - 20/09)
01/07 - Call for tenders "Study 'Analysing the potential for wide-scale roll-out of integrated smart cities and communities solutions'"; deadline 07/08
26/06 - Call for tenders "Service contract regarding a study on 'Mapping and analyses of the current and future (2020–2030) heating/cooling fuel deployment..."; deadline 04/08
23/06 - The first Joint High-Level Roundtable between DG Energy and the College of Europe on EU Energy Policy will take place on 25 June from 09:30 to 18:00 and web-streamed live
02/06 - Report "Review of literature on biogenic carbon and life cycle assessment of forest bioenergy"
28/05 - Today, the Commission has adopted the Communication "European Energy Security Strategy" and the study on energy dependence
20/05 - On 21 May 2014 the European Commission will host a high-level conference on Energy Security
21/03 - Study "Design features of support schemes for renewable electricity (Task 2 report)"
16/01 - Take part in the EU Smart Cities & Communities survey "Making European Cities smarter"
16/01 - Minutes of the meeting of the Advisory Group on the Energy Roadmap 2050 held on 12 December
16/01 - Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) : 2012 call for proposals; deadline 8 May
24/01 - Call for proposals under the Implementation Plan of Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking; deadline 24 May
27/01 - Call for tenders "Support to biofuels deployment"; deadline 09/03
02/02 - Public consultation "Renewable Energy Strategy": a stakeholder conference will take place on 24 February. Save the date.
02/02 - The High-level Stakeholder Conference on the Energy Roadmap 2050 will take place on 7 February and broadcast live
03/02 - Updated organisation chart of the Directorate-General for Energy
10/02 - The conference concluding the stakeholder consultation on the Renewable Energy Strategy will take place on 24 February. Registration deadline 19/02.
17/02 - There are still places available for the conference concluding the stakeholder consultation "Renewable Energy Strategy" of 24 February. Registration deadline is postponed to 22/02.
17/02 - Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) : Sustainable Energy Europe Awards 2012; deadline 29/02
20/02 - Corrigendum of the Call for tenders "Support to biofuels deployment"
06/03 - New publication on "Energy roadmap 2050"
15/03 - New publication "THINK half-way and beyond - Think Tank advising the European Commission on mid- and long-term energy policy"
15/03 - New publication "2011 Photovoltaics Snapshot"
03/04 - The Energy home page is available in German and French and the topics will also be gradually translated
19/04 - Launch of Smart Cities and Communities Stakeholder Platform
22/05 - Watch the video "Go green, get growing" showing how the Intelligent Energy Europe project promotes energy efficiency and renewables in hotels throughout Europe "
29/05 - Call for tenders "Assessment of voluntary schemes and agreements used for sustainability claims related"; deadline 06/07
06/06 - Renewable energy "A major player in the European energy market"
11/06 - Présentations given during the 3rd International Conf. of the Technology Platform on Renewable Heating & Cooling in April
18/06 - Follow the first day of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2012 live online
19/06 - Call for tenders "High Biofuel Blends in Aviation"; deadline 19/07
21/06 - Public Consultation "Intelligent Energy – Europe III in Horizon 2020"; deadline 12/09
28/06 - Biofuels FlightPath 6th Workshop "Incentives for Biofuels Use in Aviation"
28/06 - Biofuels FlightPath 5th Workshop "Upstream R&D and Innovation for Biofuels in Aviation"
05/07 - Presentations of the seminar Bioenergy Technology "A world First Class gasification CHP plant"
20/07 - Public consultation "Request for information for electricity smart grid projects"; deadline 30/09
30/07 - New publication "EU energy in figures" (Statistical pocketbook 2012)
21/08 - Report 2012 from the Commission on the Implementation of the European Energy Programme for Recovery (EEPR)
22/08 - The EU-China Mayor's Forum will be held on 19-20 September; registration is open
28/08 - Calls for tenders "Carbon impacts of biomass consumed in the EU"; deadline 08/10
11/09 - Call for tenders "Technical assistance in preparation of the 2014 report on progressin renewable energy, sustainability of biofuels and renewable energy modelling"; deadline 29/10
17/09 - Communication to the Commission : On accounting rules of electricity and hydrogen used in transport (requirements of Article 3(4) of Directive 2009/28/EC)
04/10 - Call for tenders "Cooperation between EU Member States under the Renewable Energy Directive and its interaction with support schemes"; deadline 19/11
15/10 - RES LEGAL website goes European – find all the national legal sources on renewable energy (electricity, transport and heating & cooling)
17/10 - New Commission proposal to minimise the climate impacts of biofuel production
05/11 - European Photovoltaic Actions and Programmes - 2012
06/11 - Commission Decision relating to the 2013 work programme for contracts in the field of energy
03/12 - Council conclusions on Renewable Energy
15/01 - Call for proposals "Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking"; deadline 22/05
24/01 - January infringements package
22/02 - The 4th European Conference on Renewable Heating and Cooling will take place in Dublin on 22-23 April
20/03 - Studies on the operation of the sustainability scheme for biofuels
27/03 - 2013 Renewable Energy Progress Report
27/03 - Commission moves forward on climate and energy towards 2030
22/04 - Research report "A New EU Energy Technology Policy towards 2050: Which Way to Go?"
22/04 - The Smart Cities Annual Conference 2013 will be held on 5-6 June in Budapest. Register now!
02/05 - Commission publishes Communication on energy technologies and innovation
21/05 - Presentations given during the Biofuels FlightPath in Aviation Workshop held on 25 April
30/05 - Infringement decision - Renewable Energy: Belgium and Estonia called upon to comply with EU renewable energy rules
05/06 - Registration for the High-level stakeholder conference "A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies" is open
10/06 – The 2nd European Energy Conference "Consumers & Sustainable Energy " will take place in Brussels on 18 June
26/09 - September infringements package
05/11 - Study "Bringing biofuels on the market"
05/11 - European Commission guidance for the design of renewables support schemes
All available translations
05/11 - Guidance on the use of renewable energy cooperation mechanism
All available translations
05/11 - Communication "Delivering the internal electricity market and making the most of public intervention"
21/11 - November infringements package
22/01 - The new 2030 Framework on climate and energy to drive Europe towards a competitive low-carbon economy, investment stability and security of energy supply
24/01 - January infringements package
14/02 - Conclusions of the Berlin Energy Forum 2014
11/03 - Commission Decision on the adoption of the 2014 work programme in the field of energy
24/03 - Study "Cooperation between EU Member States under the RES Directive (Task 1 report)"
09/04 - Proposal for a list of security measures for smart grid
14/04 - The 4th International Conference on Lignocellulosic Ethanol (4ICLE) will take place from 23 to 25 September in Germany
06/05 - G7 Rome Energy Ministerial Meeting: Rome G7 Energy Initiative for Energy Security - Joint Statement
06/05 - Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Energy Call for Proposals 2014; deadline 19/08
Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)
Covenant of Mayors
EU: Leading Global Technology and Innovation in the Renewable Sector", World Future Energy Summit, Abu Dhabi