Energy & Climate Action

Member states’ energy experts for the MSP teamed up for the first time in Barcelona on 5 and 6 July2011.

Barcelona – The Mediterranean Solar Plan (MSP) is a flagship UfM initiative aiming at promoting renewable energies and energy efficiency in UfM countries. One key target is the deployment of an additional 20 GW of renewable energy capacities by 2020. The Paris Declaration tasked the Secretariat “to explore the feasibility, creation and development of the MSP” and the 43 UfM Member States called upon it “to coordinate the development of the MSP Master Plan in close cooperation with the E...

The Energy Division of the Union for the Mediterranean gave a speech about the Mediterranean Solar Plan in the public hearing on “Renewable Energy in the MEDA Region”, held in Brussels on 16 June 2011.

Brussels – The Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) of the European Parliament organized a Public Hearing on “Renewable Energy in the MEDA Region. How can EU and non-EU MEDA countries join forces?”, about the continuing developments in renewable energy in the MEDA region, held in Brussels on 16 June 2011.

Ongoing discussions were held on the progress and pitfalls of plan...