Interview with Dr Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, Director Internal Energy Market, DG Energy.

(First published Gas Strategies December 2018) Q. Recently you have been outlining a decarbonisation plan for Europe that involves gas both as a transition fuel and a destination fuel. Can you briefly explain the plan? A. Yes, of course. It’s useful in transition because as we expand renewable resources, their intermittency means we need a … Read moreInterview with Dr Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, Director Internal Energy Market, DG Energy.

Sustainable shipping targets and how to get there

Sustainable shipping With COP24 in Poland this December, climate change remains high on the agenda, and that includes emissions from shipping.  (First published in EIC’s Energy Focus 12’18). International trade relies on shipping for about 90% of its freight transport, generating about 3% of total global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Despite technological improvements, emissions continue to increase as trade increases. So … Read moreSustainable shipping targets and how to get there