Europe needs to accelerate the transformation towards a fully decarbonized electricity and system. The transmission, distribution and cable technologies are already available. To make the system future-proof it is necessary to unlock investments in grid reinforcement.Read more
On the 13th of November, the European Parliament formally adopted new EU objectives for energy efficiency and the use of renewables.
One step further for clean energy in Europe. By 2030, the EU aims at saving 32,5% of energy and will include 32% of renewables in its energy mix. In 2019 Member States will need to present concrete plans for achieving these goals. In practice, this means electrifying other sectors of the economy such as transport and heating but also using our energy in a much smarter way.
T&D Europe joins other technology industry associations to support a future-proof Cybersecurity regulatory framework.Read more
Together with 18 organisations, T&D Europe is asking European policy makers to update the primary energy factor value for electricity to 2.0 in the Electricity Efficiency Directive. This will better reflect the EU energy mix, in particular today’s share of renewable energy in electricity generation and its strong increase in the near future.Read more
Diederik Peereboom has started as T&D Europe first full time Secretary General on 1st February 2018.