New Climate Finance Tools Emerging Around COP27

New Climate Finance Tools Emerging Around COP27

US, Japan and other countries will offer a climate finance deal worth as much as $20 billion to help Indonesia shift its power grid away from coal  

Scholz’s Berlin Process Summit Yields Agreements, Draws Yawns

Scholz’s Berlin Process Summit Yields Agreements, Draws Yawns

The November 3 Berlin Process Summit, held in the presence of six Western Balkan leaders and key EU luminaries in the context of the so-called “Berlin Process,” yielded a hefty one-billion-euro EU energy support package and a several less interesting but not insignificant regional agreements. Outside of Southeast Europe, the Berlin Process is a relatively little-known initiative of several EU Member States, started in 2014 under German leadership, designed to engage with the EU’s six Western Balkan partners and promote regional cooperation and the European perspective of the region

Could Τhere Βe Dark Days Ahead for Buyers of Solar Panels?

Could Τhere Βe Dark Days Ahead for Buyers of Solar Panels?

A landmark ruling is casting a shadow over Europe’s booming solar industry with manufacturers and buyers of solar panels facing a potential stand-off over recycling costs. Following legal action brought by a Czech company, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) partly placed the financial burden

US Discusses Energy Security, Diversification in Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria

US Discusses Energy Security, Diversification in Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria

The United States discussed joint efforts on European energy security and advanced the clean energy transition in Turkey, Romania and Bulgaria during the visit of Geoffrey Pyatt, the Department of State’s Bureau of Energy Resources new Assistant Secretary, to Istanbul, Bucharest and Sofia on October 10-14. Pyatt reiterated the US commitment to European energy security and pledged to work with US partners