FCH JU II Call of proposal 2014: infodays in Brussels and Milan
14 July, 2014 After the official launch of the second program of the FCH JU and its Infoday on the first call for proposals in Brussels on July 10, Italy will kick off a first FCH JU II Infoday in Milan organized by the Federation of Scientific and Technical Associations, FAST in cooperation the Italian Hydrogen and Fuel cell Association H2IT and the local Enterprise Europe Network lat FAST. The second part of the FCH JU  II is open for business as of June 27 and its resources , assured 50% by the European Commission for the period 2014-2020, increased to 665 million Euro More info >>
France’s bet on renewable energies
20 Jun, 2014 French Ministry for Ecology, headed by Segolène Royal, published an ambitious energy plan on June 18,2014 More info >>
US States to develop plans for power plants CO2 cuts by 2016
02 Jun, 2014 The second biggest global polluter has been set up by the Obama administration to cut power plants emission by 30% by 2030 (form 2005 levels) More info >>
OECD study reveals health cost of road transport emissions
27 May, 2014 The cost of air pollution to the world’s largest economies runs into the trillions of euros, with emissions from road transport accounting for about half of the total, according to a study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The study estimates the cost of air pollution to the OECD member countries and China and India, at $3.5 trillion (€2.6 trillion). The cost to the OECD’s club of 34 “advanced” economies, which includes the majority of EU countries, is an estimated $1.7 trillion (€1.2 trillion). Road transport accounts for an estimated 50% of the economic cost of air pollution in its member countries, according to a review of literature presented in the study More info >>
EC presents preliminary results EU Consumer Market Scoreboard on fuel prices and labelling
06 May, 2014 At the last Expert Group of Future Transport Fuels coordinated by DG MOVE, a preview of the 10th edition of EU Consumer Market Scoreboard published by DG Health and Consumers was presented. The Consumer Markets Scoreboard tracks the performance of 50 consumer markets using indicators such as comparability of offers, trust in retailers, problems, complaints, satisfaction, switching and choice More info >>
COGEN Europe points EU to latest IPCC report on CHP benefits
22 Apr, 2014 Please finds COGEN Europe press release on role of cogeneration in CO2 reduction: IPCC confirms role of CHP in long-term CO₂ reduction  PRESS RELEASE: Brussels, 22 April 2014 COGEN Europe welcomes the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) recognition (with strong agreement) of the key role played by combined heat and power (CHP) in reducing greenhouse gas emissions from energy supply More info >>
Majority EU Parliament approves second Fuel Cell Hydrogen Joint Undertaking program
15 Apr, 2014 On April 15, the EU Parliament approved the second Fuel Cell Hydrogen Joint Undertaking starting this year till 2020 More info >>
New EU rules on public support for energy: are H2 technologies considered mature?
10 Apr, 2014 The European Commission has adopted new rules on public support for projects in the field of environmental protection and energy More info >>
Latest IPCC Climate Change report points to severe risks for global economy
31 Mar, 2014 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on March 30, 2014 in New Dehli published its latest Working Group II report detailing impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability associated with climate change More info >>
Agreement Council and EP on EU Directive Alternative Fuels Infrastructure
27 Mar, 2014 Om 26 March, 2014 the EU members states’ representatives endorsed the informal compromise reached between the Council and the European Parliament last week (Thursday 20 March) on the directive concerning Alternative fuels for clean transport. “This is a crucial step forward for the development of alternative fuels More info >>