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Media briefing: Potential for citizen-produced electricity in the EU

Publication | September 26, 2016 at 17:54

Half of all European Union citizens could be producing their own electricity by 2050, and meeting 45% of the EU’s electricity demand. Our energy market is switching from fossil fuels and nuclear to renewable energy, but it’s also shifting from a...

Report: The potential of energy citizens in the EU

Publication | September 26, 2016 at 16:08

With an increasing share of renewable energy sources (RES) in the European Union (EU), the role of energy consumers as active participants in the energy system is bound to expand, as the developments in an increasing number of EU Member States...

People can power the Energy Revolution

Press release | September 26, 2016 at 10:47

Brussels, 26 September 2016 – Over half of citizens in the European Union could be generating their own renewable electricity by 2050, according to new research released today.

Bratislava climber protest ends week of mobilisation against EU trade deals

Press release | September 23, 2016 at 12:00

Bratislava/Brussels – A daring protest high above the Slovak capital on Friday morning concluded an intense week of mobilisation across Europe against EU trade deals with Canada (known as CETA) and the US (known as TTIP). Greenpeace called on EU...

Leaked TiSA texts reveal threats to climate

Publication | September 20, 2016 at 9:32

Amsterdam/Geneva – Greenpeace Netherlands has released unpublished texts from the TiSA (Trade in Services Agreement) negotiations and conducted an in-depth analysis of the energy chapter, which indicates serious threats to international climate...

EU governments must reconnect with founding values of peace and solidarity

Press release | September 16, 2016 at 8:00

Bratislava, 16 September 2016 – This morning in Bratislava 29 Greenpeace activists from Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia demonstrated in support of a fairer and greener Europe, just as the leaders of 27 countries...

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