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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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#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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#EnergyCharterTreaty – Commission asks for mandate to negotiate modernization of investment provisions

#EnergyCharterTreaty – Commission asks for mandate to negotiate modernization of investment provisions

| May 16, 2019

The Commission has adopted a draft mandate to engage on behalf of the European Union in the negotiations  to modernize the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), a plurilateral trade and investment agreement applicable to the energy sector to which the EU is part. These negotiations aim to revise the provisions of the Treaty in a way […]

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#StateAid – Commission approves provisional measure ensuring security of local electricity supply in #Slovakia

#StateAid – Commission approves provisional measure ensuring security of local electricity supply in #Slovakia

| May 13, 2019

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules the compensation granted by Slovakia to electric utility company Slovenské Elektrárne a.s. for temporarily supplying a mandatory quantity of electricity from indigenous fuel sources into the Bystričany electricity system node in Slovakia. Slovakia notified the Commission of its plans to entrust electric utility company Slovenské […]

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