EU and Japan celebrate start of operations of the JT-60SA fusion reactor and reaffirm close cooperation on fusion energy
The EU and Japan have today marked the start of operations of the biggest and most advanced tokamak-type fusion reactor in the world - JT-60SA located in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.
The 30 islands and island groups aiming to achieve complete energy independence by 2030 under the Commission’s “30 renewable islands for 2030” initiative have been confirmed today.
Commission proposes 166 cross-border energy projects for EU support to help deliver the European Green Deal
Today, the Commission is taking another step to make the EU's energy system fit for the future by adopting the first list of Projects of Common Interest (PCIs) and Projects of Mutual Interest (PMIs) that is fully in line with the European Green Deal.
Reducing energy consumption and achieving energy savings is essential to deliver the European Green Deal.
Energy from renewable sources reduces greenhouse gas emissions and lowers our dependence on imported fossil fuels.
The EU's integrated internal energy market helps to keep energy affordable and guarantee secure supplies.
The EU's strategy for secure, competitive, and sustainable energy.
Ensuring the efficient and responsible use of fossil fuels.
A modern energy infrastructure, connecting markets and regions, is crucial to meet EU’s energy and climate goals.
The EU works to ensure that energy supplies from abroad are secure and affordable.
Innovation in low-carbon and clean energy technologies are essential to fulfil the EU’s energy union strategy.
EU programmes, calls for tenders and private-public initiatives to finance energy projects.
EU energy cooperation with countries around the world and international institutions.
The EU aims to ensure safe and secure use of civil nuclear energy which generates almost 30% of its electricity.
Our energy systems need to be sufficiently flexible to facilitate cross-border, cross-sector innovation and investment.
In this interview, Paula Pinho, Director for Just Transition, Consumers, Energy Security, Efficiency and Innovation at the European Commission Directorate-General for Energy discusses the EU's policy objectives to achieve a clean energy transition that leaves no one behind.
Biomethane can be made of organic waste, like manure, food scraps or damaged crops, and is therefore a modern way of waste management.
To REPowerEU and decarbonise our economy, the EU has set an ambitious, but realistic, target to produce 35 billion m2 of biomethane per year by 2030.
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