It will help make sustainable products the new norm in the EU, by making them last longer, use energy and resources more efficiently, easier to repair and recycle, contain fewer substances of concern and include more recycled content.
A series of 9 high level sessions hosted over 2 days by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Energy at the COP28, covering different aspects of how we can accelerate the clean energy transition, has now closed in Dubai.
Taking place on 4 and 5 December 2023, the EU Energy Days offer participation - onsite in Dubai, or online via streaming, which is accessible after registering - in panel and roundtable discussions.
Today, the fourth tender for the joint purchasing of gas under the EU Energy Platform starts, and the Commission invites international reliable gas suppliers to submit their bids to serve European customers.
COP28 EU Energy Days focus on implementing the clean energy transition after launch of Global Pledge on Renewables and Energy Efficiency
For the first time, this high-level conference will take place over two days and feature 9 sessions, broadcasted from the EU Pavilion in Dubai.
Speech by Executive Vice-President Šefčovič at the Special Edition of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week at COP28
Executive Vice-President Šefčovič shared some of the achievements and challenges of Europe's energy transition to date and appealed to the financial industry to work hand-in-hand with policy makers to help drive global climate action.
At today’s COP28 Global Methane Pledge Ministerial, Ministers welcomed transformational national actions and catalytic grant funding to deliver on the goal to cut methane at least 30 percent by 2030.
EU leads global initiative at COP28 to triple renewable energy capacity and double energy efficiency measures by 2030
At the World Climate Action Summit in Dubai today, President Ursula von der Leyen launched the Global Pledge on Renewables and Energy Efficiency together with the COP28 Presidency and 118 countries.
Under the Global Methane Pledge, launched by the EU and the US, more than 150 countries are now implementing a collective goal of reducing global anthropogenic methane emissions by at least 30% by 2030, from 2020 levels.
Marking the first anniversary of the Alliance, this virtual meeting gathered Ministers from the European Union and Norway, as well as representatives of the European Investment Bank and the European solar PV sector.