Commission welcomes first-ever EU standards to reduce pollution from trucks The European Parliament and the Council reached provisional agreement on a Regulation setting, for the first time in the EU, strict CO2 emission standards for trucks. This deal follows the agreement reached in December on new CO2 emission standards for cars and light vans in the EU for the period after 2020. As pa
The Commission is releasing €750 million of funding for key European energy infrastructure projects with major cross-border benefits. The EU funding comes from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the European support programme for trans-European infrastructure. This represents a crucial element of the Energy Union, one of the political priorities of the Juncker Commission. More detailed in
IMEAS Web Platform will be up and running in the following weeks! In order to achieve low-carbon energy targets the IMEAS project is promoting territorial cooperation and developing easy-to-use tools and guidelines for data collection, management and energy planning. Stay tuned!
Development cooperation: “Professionals without borders”, a project focused on renewables and training
Involving and enhancing the role of African diasporas in Italy to promote development in their native countries, also through field training on energy and agriculture. This is the objective of “Professionals Without Borders: Diasporas’ Skills for Local Economic Development in Sahelian Africa“, a project developed by FOCSIV with the support of ENEA and other partners, the results of
ENEA has patented a method to purify biogas and use it as fuel for transport and electricity production. It’s a time and cost competitive process providing for the elimination of a harmful compound like hydrogen sulphide by turning it into sulfur, thanks to particular bacteria, made more efficient by the wavelengths of LED illumination. Hydrogen sulphide must be eliminated because of both its