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COP28 reaches compromise deal to transition away from fossil fuels

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) closed on December 13 with a compromise deal. Instead of “phase out” or “phase down,” the agreement...

REPowerEU strives to end dependence on Russian energy, tackle climate crisis

Responding to the hardships and global energy market disruption caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the European Commission presented on May 18 the REPowerEU...

Ukraine, Moldova accelerate synchronization of power systems

Following an urgent request by Ukrenergo and Moldova for emergency synchronisation, the TSOs of Continental Europe agreed to start on March 16 the trial...

Seeing red, EU wants U-turn from Russian energy reliance

Considering Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the European Commission on March 8 proposed an outline of a plan to make Europe independent from Russian fossil...

EU to coordinate urgent supplies to Ukraine in the energy sector

The European Commission is actively working on ensuring that Ukraine can maintain stable electricity and gas supplies despite the war, EU Energy Commissioner Kadri...

MEPs call for quick deployment of offshore renewables to meet EU emission targets

Members of the European Parliament set out their recommendations on how to deploy offshore wind energy in Europe more quickly, as a means to...

EU, US discuss energy security as Russia-Ukraine tensions rise

The United States will do everything it can to help ease any disruptions to Europe’s energy supply, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said...

The Cyprus Connection: EU funds EuroAsia electric link

Planning to create well-integrated energy infrastructure networks, EU countries have agreed on a European Commission proposal to invest €1.037 billion in 5 cross-border infrastructure...

New EU framework to decarbonize gas markets, promote hydrogen, cut methane emissions

The European Commission adopted on December 15 a set of legislative proposals to decarbonise the EU gas market by facilitating the uptake of renewable...

EU, UNEP launch International Methane Emissions Observatory

At the G20 Summit, on the eve of the COP26 UN climate conference in Glasgow, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) with support from the...

EU Commission toolbox of measures to tackle high energy prices

The European Commission proposed on October 13 a package of measures to help shield European consumers from the storm of rising energy prices.The Commission...

Russia puts the freeze on EU, gas supplies limited, prices spike

With gas prices surging, Members of the European Parliament have called for an investigation into market manipulation from state and non-state actors, and into...

At UN, EU Commission announces three Energy Compacts

At the UN High-Level Dialogue on Energy this week in New York, EU Commission Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal Frans Timmermans and...

EU seeks solution for soaring electricity prices

As electricity prices increase across the EU, the bloc’s energy and transport ministers met in Slovenia this week to discuss measures to help lower...

Simpler EU energy labels for light sources are applicable in all shops

The European Commission said that in order to help EU consumers cut their energy bills and carbon footprint, a brand new version of the...

EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ green scheme is a gamechanger for renewables

The European Commission announced in Brussels on July 14 its Fit for 55 package, a broad range of legislation that will help the EU...

EU stands by COP26 and IRENA in global energy transition dialogue

The European Union stands by COP26 and renewables agency IRENA in their efforts to build a constructive dialogue about the global energy transition, EU...

EU Commission, COP26 President to intensify climate action cooperation

The European Union will concentrate on translating ambition into action in reducing CO2 emissions and will work with its international partners to fight climate...

New stricter, clearer energy labels to help EU cut CO2 emissions

In an effort to help EU consumers cut their energy bills and carbon footprint, new stricter and clearer energy labels, which will initially apply...

SolarPower Europe, EIT InnoEnergy launch European Solar Initiative

SolarPower Europe and EIT InnoEnergy launched on February 23 the European Solar Initiative (ESI), with the support of EU Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson, EU...

Lithuania sees red, EU nuke team checks Rosatom-built Belarus plant

European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group ENSREG has just visited Belarus in order to complete a report that summarises the first stage of peer review...

EU vows to work with international partners to be climate neutral by 2050

The Europe Union can be a powerful promotor of climate ambitions also because it can offer a model of a socially just Green Deal...

Wind energy sector proves strong and resilient in the face of COVID-19 crisis

Despite COVID-19-related disruptions in the construction processes of wind farms in the first months of the year, the wind energy sector has proven to...

Europe to propel offshore renewable energy development

Europe is a world leader in offshore renewable energy and can become a powerhouse for its development, EU Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson said on...

Poland wants to catch the wind of Baltic Sea

In an effort to boost energy independence and reduce carbon emissions, Poland has initiated a joint project to harness the potential of the Baltic...

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