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Mr Gunther Oettinger and Mr Giannis Maniatis © EU

Council debates rising energy prices and costs in Europe

04/03/2014

Energy and natural resources

Energy ministers discussed the impact of rising energy costs and prices on European consumers and on the EU's industrial competitiveness.

 

President Barroso, Commissioner Oettinger and Commissioner Hedegaard © EUChoose translations of the previous link 

2030 climate and energy goals for a competitive, secure and low-carbon EU economy

22/01/2014

Energy and natural resources, Environment, consumers and health

Supported by a detailed analysis on energy prices and costs, the 2030 framework will ensure regulatory certainty for investors and a coordinated approach among Member States, leading to the development of new technologies.

 

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Commission sets out an action plan to support the development of blue energy

20/01/2014

Energy and natural resources, Science and technology

The action plan should help drive forward this nascent 'blue energy' sector towards full industrialisation. Ocean energy covers all technologies to harvest the renewable energy of our seas and oceans other than offshore wind.

 

Mr Günther Oettinger and Mr Jaroslav Neverovič © EUpdf

Main results of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council

12/12/2013

Energy and natural resources, Transport and travel

The Council endorsed a report on the progress on the completion of the EU internal energy market, and a report on the review of developments on the external dimension of the EU energy policy in the follow-up to the European Council of 22 May 2013.

 

Günther Oettinger © EUChoose translations of the previous link 

Commission unveils list of 250 infrastructure projects that may qualify for €5,85 billion of funding

14/10/2013

These "projects of common interest" (PCI) will benefit from accelerated licensing procedures and improved regulatory conditions and may have access to financial support from the Connecting Europe Facility, under which a €5.85 billion budget has been allocated to trans-European energy infrastructure for the period 2014-20.

 

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EU Nuclear Stress Tests: Legally binding reviews every six years

13/06/2013

The European Commission sets out EU-wide safety objectives to significantly reduce the risks and protect people and the environment.