International cooperation must be at the heart of Ukraine’s energy sector transformation

– EUETH event 10. June 2024

Leading up to the Ukraine Recovery Conference (URC), the Europe Ukraine Energy Transition Hub (EUETH) hosted a high-level discussion on the future of Ukraine’s energy sector and its critical role in the nation’s path toward EU membership. The event highlighted the need for close cooperation between Ukrainian, European and transatlantic partners in order to ensure […]

“An agreement is only as good as its implementation”

COP Panel

Ievgeniia Kopytsia, research associate at IKEM and member of the newly founded Europe Ukraine Energy Transition Hub (EUETH), attended COP28 in Dubai. In an interview, she shares insights on the conference and its outcomes, along with their implications for Ukraine.  What was your role at COP28 in Dubai? I attended the COP in a dual […]

Analysis of climate governance in the European Union and the Baltic Sea states

Container ship at the port

As part of the CAMPFIRE research project, the Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility (IKEM) has published two publications dealing with the legal framework for the decarbonisation of shipping and the use of ammonia in the Baltic Sea: – A study that examines the climate governance of the European Union and five countries bordering […]

​​Unlocking Ukraine’s potential​

Participants of EUETH's COP28 side event in Dubai, December 2023

At a COP28 side event hosted by the Europe Ukraine Energy Transition Hub (EUETH), IKEM’s panelists highlighted the need for a robust legal framework and international cooperation for a successful transformation of the Ukrainian energy sector after the war. “The energy transition is a key element for Ukraine’s long-term prosperity. A successful transformation contributes to […]

Launch of the Europe-Ukraine Energy Transition Hub (EUETH)

Brussels, October 25, 2023 — Today, a consortium of Ukrainian, European, and international partners, including the Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility (IKEM), Breakthrough Energy, and the Yaroslav Mydryi National Law University Kharkiv, launched the Europe-Ukraine Energy Transition Hub (EUETH) in the presence of European Commission Executive Vice President Maroš Šefčovič and Ukraine’s First […]

Strategies for the expansion of electric road systems in Europe

Oberleitungs-LWK auf einem eHighway-Testfeld

Electric road systems (ERS) are infrastructures – such as overhead lines or inductive charging technologies – that enable electric vehicles to be supplied with energy while driving. These systems have the potential to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation, particularly in heavy freight transport. As part of the CollERS2 project, the Institute for Climate […]

Exempt electrolysers from the scope of the Industrial Emissions Directive

Efforts by the European Commission to revise the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) present an opportunity to improve the legal framework for electrolysers. But a proposed revision of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) introduces requirements that would discourage electrolyser construction. IKEM concluded in a position paper issued after the Commission released its draft of the revision […]