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ZEP Briefing – €1.7 billion innovation funding under EIC

The Commission adopted on 9 February 2022 the 2022 work programme of the European Innovation Council (EIC). Launched in 2021, the EIC helps startups, SMEs and research teams to develop high-risk, high-impact breakthrough innovation. It has a budget of over €10 billion for the 2021-2027 period. Key elements are highlighted in this ZEP briefing.

2022-03-14T14:03:32+00:00February 10th, 2022|News|

ZEP Briefing – €1 billion funding for 5 infrastructure projects

On 26 January 2022, EU countries have agreed to invest € 1.037 billion in 5 cross-border infrastructure projects under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). A final decision by the Commission on the CEF grants is expected before the end of February. The funding will go to a study on CO2 transport, 3 projects for

2022-01-28T08:17:23+00:00January 27th, 2022|News|

ZEP Briefing – Communication on Sustainable Carbon Cycles

On 15 December, for the first time, the European Commission presented a Communication to support carbon dioxide removals. Key elements of the communication of relevance for CCS, CCU, and CO2 infrastructure are highlighted in this ZEP briefing.

2021-12-17T17:26:38+00:00December 17th, 2021|News|

ZEP briefing – Outcome of negotiations on TEN-E regulation

The European Parliament and the Council reached a provisional agreement during inter-institutional (trilogue) negotiations on the proposal for a Regulation on the Trans-European Energy Network (TEN-E) guidelines on 14 December 2021.

2021-12-17T17:07:52+00:00December 17th, 2021|News|

ZEP paper: Facts on low-carbon hydrogen – A European perspective

The ZEP Network Technology co-chairs and further experts from the research constituency were engaged in preparing a fact-based, academic paper on low-carbon hydrogen. The ZEP paper provides a realistic picture of blue hydrogen and its role for Europe to reach climate-neutrality.

2021-10-21T14:24:37+00:00October 13th, 2021|News, ZEP reports|

Zero Emissions Platform Conference 2021

On 22 September, the Zero Emissions Platform Conference 2021 took place online, coordinated with the ZEP 68th Advisory Council meeting and as a ‘grant farewell’ for ZEP 2018-2021. The conference programme saw discussions reflect on CCS and CCU developments over the past three years, as well as highlight the main challenges going forward.

2021-09-28T13:40:04+00:00September 28th, 2021|Event, News|

PRESS RELEASE – Zero Emissions Platform welcomes agreement on European Climate Law, supporting a climate-neutral Europe by 2050

On 21 April – just ahead of Earth Day and the United States Leaders Summit on Climate, which the European Commission and Council will attend – the European Parliament’s and Council of the European Union’s negotiators have reached a provisional agreement on the European Climate Law, which proposes a legally binding target of net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050.

2021-04-22T08:01:54+00:00April 22nd, 2021|News|
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