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The COVID-19 crisis is tremendously impacting our societies and the fundamentals of our economic and social systems. It is changing the way we work and interact. As a great majority of European governments desperately try to flatten the curve of new COVID-19 cases, there is no doubt that the political and economic consequences of the pandemic are simply unpredictable. The COVID-19 crisis is a game changer for the existing EU energy and climate policies. It will require a smart adaptation of the original EU Green Deal plans. This paper lays out five critical challenges generated by today’s crisis and proposals to tackle these.

Claire-Marie Healy, Project Manager

CERRE is pleased to welcome Claire-Marie Healy within its team. Claire-Marie joins as a project manager to lead, plan and oversee the delivery of our research projects in the digital and mobility sectors.


Professor Jean-Claude Maun left us on March 6. Professor Emeritus at the École Polytechnique de Bruxelles (Brussels School of Engineering) of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Jean-Claude was part of the first team of CERRE Joint Academic Directors from 2010 to 2015....

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Politico Green Deal - CERRE

The European Commission just published its Green Deal to make Europe climate neutral by 2050. To realise this, a soft approach from Brussels probably won't work. This will...

Press releases


Decarbonising Europe’s economy is probably the most critical collective effort needed since the end of the Second World War. The European Union needs to define a clear and workable pathway to achieve its climate objectives urgently. This is a must. But this...


As nominees to the next European Commission are preparing for their hearings before the Parliament, the Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) launches a wide-ranging dossier on the regulation of Europe’s energy, digital...


Europe stands before an astounding decarbonisation potential with renewable gases and hydrogen. But unless strong regulatory measures are put in place, these won’t have sufficient access to the market, thereby putting at risk their potential to contribute to the EU’s...