National Energy and Climate Plans

Opinion
By Elisa Martellucci on 7 Jul 2020

What role for national energy and climate plans in the COVID-19 recovery?

The national energy and climate plans can help chart Europe’s way out of the COVID-19 pandemic and into carbon-free societies. This is not the time to weaken them but to make them stronger, while better involving all relevant stakeholders in their development and implementation.  The national energy and climate plans (NECPs) are a key pillar…

Read more →

Opinion
By Kaisa Amaral on 24 Jun 2020

More climate action through better planning

This article is a summary of an interview published on the European Commission website 15 June 2020 Stopping the climate crisis will require us to substantially cut carbon emissions across all sectors of the economy, as well as to rapidly transition to a zero-carbon energy mix. To this end, European Union member states need to…

Read more →

Press release
By Kaisa Amaral on 4 Mar 2020

Climate Law improves oversight over EU Member States’ climate policy planning

BRUSSELS 4 March 2020. The EU national energy and climate plans (NECPs) will become a key tool to monitor countries’ progress towards climate neutrality by 2050. PlanUp urges the Commission to strengthen the process and ensure effective coordination with the Member States to exploit the full potential of the NECPs.  Today, the European Commission unveiled…

Read more →

EU Green Deal and NECPs: Is Europe on the right pathway to becoming the first climate-neutral continent?

Register here. DAY 1 Date and time: Tuesday 21st January 2019 9:30-16:00 Location: Scotland House Rond-point Robert Schuman 6, 1040 Bruxelles Background: As part of the European Union’s 2030 climate and energy package, EU member states are required to develop energy and climate strategies to plan and to report on their 2030 climate and energy objectives…

22 Jan 2020

Webinar: EU budget and NECPs – using Cohesion Policy to finance the clean transition

Date and time: Thursday, 5th December 2019 14:00-15:00 This webinar will identify concrete instruments under the EU’s Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF) to help Poland, Hungary and Romania to finance the investments needed for a clean transition. It will give suggestions to national partners on how to align (or not) the EU Cohesion Fund spending plans and the…

5 Dec 2019

Press release
By Agnese Ruggiero on 4 Jul 2019

Do Europe’s powerful and clean live up to the expectations to lead on climate?

Following the publication of the European Commission’s recommendations on EU countries’ draft energy and climate plans, LIFE PlanUp has analysed the plans of Finland, Sweden, Portugal, Germany and France. While the plans include ambitious goals, they lack concrete policies and measures to deliver on the promises. On 18 June 2019, the European Commission released its…

Read more →

EU Sustainable Energy Week – Shaping Europe’s Energy Future

As part of the EU Sustainable Energy Week,  Carbon Market Watch, together with EUROCITIES and the Council of European Municipalities and Regions, will organise a session entitled: NECPs: debating policy solutions to deliver a carbon-free EU Time and place: Tuesday 18 June 14.00 – 15.30 Salle Passage of the Residence Palace Rue de la Loi,…

18 Jun 2019

Capacity Building Workshop – Spain

A one-day workshops in which an in-depth discussion of EU climate policies and obligations of the countries within these policies will be held. Furthermore, we will discuss sectorial policy on the topics of agriculture, transport and buildings, to present how these sectors can contribute to achieve greenhouse gas savings in Spain. Location: espacio ECOOO, Madrid. Find out more here

22 Feb 2019

Capacity Building Workshop – Romania

DATE: 13 February 2019 LOCATION: Hilton Garden Inn  A one-day workshop to discuss different aspects of the EU Climate objectives and targets, how Romania can contribute to these targets, the role of the key sectors transport, agriculture, and buildings/cities, and how to ensure good governance of the national climate and energy plans that Romania has to design…

13 Feb 2019