New models for setting up financial instruments available through fi-compass
Renewables

European Commission and EIB launch blueprints for financing more energy efficiency and territorial development investments

At an event in Brussels, the European Commission Directorate for Regional and Urban policy and the European Investment Bank launched two new model financial instruments in support of the REPowerEU and New European Bauhaus initiatives. […]

European LiOH processing supply/demand balance 2030 / Europe plans to increase global share in Li processing (source: Rystad Energy BatteryCube, Rystad Energy research and analysis)
Renewables

European Commission considers classifying lithium as toxic, potentially eroding its energy security and climate goals

A potential European Commission (EC) act to classify lithium as a Category 1A reproductive toxin in this year’s fourth quarter could undermine the European Union (EU)’s attempt to create and support a domestic battery materials […]

illustration: Neste
Projects

Neste and CINEA sign the EU Innovation Fund’s grant agreement for the clean hydrogen project SHARC in Porvoo

Neste has closed the grant agreement process with Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) and the European Commission, following the earlier announced positive EU Innovation Fund grant decision of EUR 88 million to Neste’s clean […]

Emission targets will be crucial if Europe hopes to become the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050
Analysis

Helping EU countries lower energy prices and become carbon neutral by 2050 requires a more supportive ‘demand’ response

The pressure on European countries to decarbonise has increased, not only because of the ongoing war in Ukraine which highlights Europe’s dependency on Russian hydrocarbons, but also with the European Commission releasing its “Fit for […]