RSSEnergy market

#EnergyUnion – EU supports #CelticInterconnector and Baltic synchronization project

#EnergyUnion – EU supports #CelticInterconnector and Baltic synchronization project

| December 9, 2019

Two grants for important electricity interconnection projects will be signed in the presence of Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan and Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson: the Celtic Interconnector between Ireland and France, and the Harmony Link Interconnector between Lithuania and Poland. Both are projects of common interest that will contribute to a diversification of energy supply and improved […]

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#EnergyEfficiency first: Commission adopts three Recommendations to help member states put the clean energy transition into practice

#EnergyEfficiency first: Commission adopts three Recommendations to help member states put the clean energy transition into practice

| September 27, 2019

Putting energy efficiency first is a key objective of the Energy Union. Energy savings are an efficient way of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and thereby contribute to the EU’s action against climate change. They also help Europeans to save money on their energy bills. The European Commission today adopted three recommendations to help member states […]

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Waste-to-energy is at home in #CircularEconomy – #CEWEP Presents #SustainabilityRoadMap2035

Waste-to-energy is at home in #CircularEconomy – #CEWEP Presents #SustainabilityRoadMap2035

| September 26, 2019

On 24 September, CEWEP, representing the operators of European Waste-to-Energy plants launched the first ever Waste-to-Energy Sustainability Road Map. The new document, presented in front of more than 100 European policymakers, stakeholders and industry representatives in Brussels details the sector’s vision to 2035 showing how the Waste-to-Energy sector provides essential services to the society. “We […]

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Vice-President Šefčovič chairing the 3rd round of political trilateral gas talks with #Russia and #Ukraine

Vice-President Šefčovič chairing the 3rd round of political trilateral gas talks with #Russia and #Ukraine

| September 19, 2019

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Energy taxation rules are out of step with #EUEnergy and climate ambition, new report finds

Energy taxation rules are out of step with #EUEnergy and climate ambition, new report finds

| September 12, 2019

EU rules on energy taxation no longer deliver the same positive contribution as when they first came into force in 2003, according to a new report published by Commission services today (12 September). While the evaluation of the Energy Taxation Directive (ETD) does not make any policy recommendations, it explores how more environmentally friendly policies could […]

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#FORATOM – #NuclearEuropeLeaders call for industry and policymakers to work together for a prosperous and carbon-free Europe

#FORATOM – #NuclearEuropeLeaders call for industry and policymakers to work together for a prosperous and carbon-free Europe

| June 27, 2019

Senior representatives from across the nuclear supply chain have outlined what they believe needs to be done in order to achieve a decarbonized Europe by 2050, whilst at the same time maintaining growth and jobs. In their joint manifesto they call upon EU policymakers to work with them to overcome the hurdles which have the […]

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#EnergyUnion – Commission calls on member states to step up ambition in plans to implement Paris agreement

#EnergyUnion – Commission calls on member states to step up ambition in plans to implement Paris agreement

| June 19, 2019

The Commission has published its assessment of member states’ draft plans to implement the EU’s Energy Union objectives, and in particular the agreed EU 2030 energy and climate targets. The Commission’s assessment finds that the national plans already represent significant efforts but points to several areas where there is room for improvement, notably as concerns […]

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