RSSEnergy market

Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

Hi-tech cooperation between #China and #EU has huge potential

| February 9, 2020

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), sometimes referred to as the New Silk Road, is one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects ever conceived. Launched in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, the vast collection of development and investment initiatives would stretch from East Asia to Europe, significantly expanding China’s economic and political influence – writes […]

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Statement by Vice President Maroš Šefčovič on long-term transit of #RussianGas to Europe via #Ukraine

Statement by Vice President Maroš Šefčovič on long-term transit of #RussianGas to Europe via #Ukraine

| January 2, 2020

“Let me express my strongest appreciation for all the hard work and effort by everyone involved. In practice, this means that gas will continue to flow from Russia to Europe via Ukraine as of 1 January 2020. This is a powerful message to both, our consumers and industry, clearly demonstrating that the EU cares and […]

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#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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