Energy and Climate Change Working Group

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18 09, 2016

Orkney-based energy centre awarded by the European Commission

The European Marine Energy Centre was named ‘Blue Economy Business of the Year’ at the European Commission’s Blue Economy Business Awards 2016 in Hamburg in September. EMEC is a development centre with test sites on [...]

16 09, 2016

Climate change adaption and mitigation in Noord-Nederland

On 14-16 September, the Energy and Climate Change Group and the Economic Development Group held a joint meeting hosted by the provinces of Drenthe and Groningen. The participants exchanged information on the climate change work and [...]

22 10, 2015

Emission Impossible workshop at Open Days

13th October NSC hosted a workshop during Open Days 2015 in Brussels. On the first day of the European Week of Regions and Cities the workshop Emission Impossible? – Linking policy and low-carbon transport projects presented four different [...]

23 04, 2015

Maritime industries and marine renewables on the agenda in Brussels

The North Sea Commission President and Secretariat attended a series of meetings in Brussels 21st and 22nd April arranged by CPMR on the theme of maritime industries and marine renewable energies. The meetings were well [...]

16 04, 2015

An integrated North Sea grid is necessary to realise our energy potential

The North Sea Commission president Tom-Christer Nilsen was invited to speak at a European Parliament seminar on energy union 18th March. The context of the seminar was the energy union.  The energy union is aiming [...]

16 01, 2015

Preparatory Action – Stakeholder event in Edinburgh 29 January 2015

DG Mare organised the first stakeholder event under the preparatory action in Edinburgh 29 January 2015.  More than 170 participants from all countries around the North Sea participated in the conference, representing different governmental levels, [...]