Policy & Regulation

In addressing our long-term climate and energy goals, we seriously need to upscale investments in energy efficiency, because reducing demand is a major element in reducing GHG emissions. The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) was established to bring together a wide range of stakeholders, not only from financial institutions, to identify the problems and to assess what would be…

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National & Regional Policy

Investing in improving energy efficiency is industry's chance to be part of the post-pandemic economic recovery

In January 2020, the European Commission presented its European Green Deal investment Plan. The European Green Deal Investment Plan will mobilise EU funding and create an enabling framework to…

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ETS

Ceramics industry and the transition to a Circular Economy

The EU ceramics industry is a world leader in producing value added, uniquely designed, high quality ceramic products manufactured by flexible and innovative companies, the majority of which are SMEs.…

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ETS

EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM: sustainable industrial recovery plan

EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM provides a set of recommendations for a sustainable industrial recovery plan

 

 

 

The aluminium industry has traditionally been considered strategic in Europe, however, 2019 data…

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ETS

CEMBUREAU’s roadmap towards #Cement2050 – a Carbon Neutrality Roadmap

The European Cement Association, CEMBUREAU, the representative organisation of the cement industry in Europe and spokesperson for the cement industry before the EU institutions and other public…

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Climate Change

Reducing emission from cement and steel manufacturing

Electricity is remarkably versatile in terms of its potential uses, but some industrial processes will be difficult to decarbonise irrespective of Europe’s overall decarbonisation strategy. Cement,…

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Policy & Regulation

Green groups outline their priorities to make Europe’s industry a global leader

As Europe prepares to embrace a new industrial revolution in the aftermath of the covid-19 crisis, green groups have outlined their priorities to make Europe’s industry a global leader. A clean and…

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Policy & Regulation

Reflections on the recent 2020 EEFIG plenary

On February 18th, the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) held its annual plenary session in Brussels .EEFIG was established in 2013 by the European Commission Directorate-General…

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Policy & Regulation

Deep decarbonisation of industry: The cement sector

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Fossil fuel combustion to meet heating needs accounts for 35% of cement’s CO2 emissions. The remaining 65% are due to direct process emissions, which must also be addressed.

The…

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