In this section we are bringing you most topical issues and news related to the SET Plan - Central European Energy Conference 2016 and energy policy and energy security in general.

According to expert reports, energy intensity improved both world-wide and in Europe.

Patrick McGrath, American lecturer at the State University of Novi Pazar in Serbia, says integration of the West Balkan countries via the Energy Community can benefit the EU.

Poland wants to have one million electric cars by 2025.

SET Plan’s estimated budget until 2020 is 71.5 billion euros.

The Strategic Energy Technology Plan should focus more on power generation, transmission and grids.

Review of the progress in the creation of the integrated internal EU energy market- one of the five pillars of the Energy Union.

The Central European Energy Conference started as a small forum focused on discussing gas from a national perspective.

Proposal for greenhouse gas reductions in the non-ETS sectors is judged ambitious by the Slovak Environment Minister.

PETER ŽIGA, the Slovak Minister of Economy, chairs the meetings of EU energy ministers. He has recently led the informal Council in Bratislava. Žiga answered questions of in writing.

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The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No 730882.

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