Circular economy innovators wanted

(EUROPE) Circular economy innovators in Europe are being offered the opportunity to scale up their ideas. The European Commission is urging those spearheading circular solutions to apply to an initiative ...

Europe supports circular transition

European institutions plan to help accelerate the transition to a circular economy by raising awareness of its advantages to the widest possible audience. To this end, membership organisations across the con...

EU can help accelerate circular growth

(EUROPE) A stakeholder platform designed to progress the European circular economy is looking for members. The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the European Commission are currently invit...

Have your say on the circular economy

(EUROPE) The European Commission is seeking the public's views on future policy direction relating to the reduction of microplastics in the sea. All citizens are invited to provide input until 16 October ...

Building a robust circular economy

(EUROPE) Two voluntary schemes targeted at encouraging consumers and businesses in Europe to support circular economy practices are to be made more robust. The European Union’s Ecolabel (EU Ecolabel) - la...

Ocean energy tech in the spotlight

(EUROPE) Orkney in Scotland is home to some of the world's most important developments in ocean energy technologies. The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is based on the island. And this week the Euro...

‘Clean energy for all’ on the agenda

European leaders are meeting today to discuss the 'Clean Energy for All Europeans' initiative - launched last year by the European Commission. The European Energy Council meeting will see energy ministers fo...

Europe’s innovation rankings are out

(EUROPE) Sweden has been named as the most innovative nation in the annual European Innovation Scoreboard rankings - published today by the European Commission. The comprehensive analysis, which includes ...

Green light for renewables projects in France

|11 February 2017| France A trio of French initiatives designed to produce more than 2600 megawatts in renewable energy has been endorsed by the European Commission. The three schemes will allow France...