Methane emissions from coal mining activities remain an important issue in decreasing GHG emissions. There is much uncertainty about methane emission quantification from the coal sector, particularly from abandoned mines. A robust MRV standard for methane emissions from the energy sector should also cover emissions from the coal sector. The capture and utilization of coal mine methane (CMM) and abandoned mine methane (AMM) offers substantial environmental and social benefits and should be promoted using the Just Transition Mechanism.
Peer-to-peer and peer-to-x open a new world of transactions in the electricity sector. This world is characterised by the active involvement of new players, both small in size and non-professional [...]
Energy communities dealing with renewable sources currently play a limited role in the European energy system. However, there is an increasing acknowledgement that they will represent an essential tool to [...]