IP/17/766  27-04-2017 - Commission welcomes new rules to secure gas supplies in Europe 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 27 April 2017 Negotiators of the Council and the European Parliament have yesterday night reached an agreement on the new security of gas supply regulation which aims at preventing gas supply crises.
IP/17/691  21-03-2017 - Commission welcomes agreement on clearer energy efficiency labelling rules to empower consumers 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 21 March 2017 Negotiators of the European Parliament and the Council agreed today on a revised energy efficiency label and the relevant regulatory framework. The current A+++ to G labels for products will be replaced by a clear and easier to use A to...
SPEECH/17/583  13-03-2017 - Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič on the significance of trans-Atlantic energy cooperation between the EU and the US 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Washington, 8 March 2017 Speech by Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič in charge of Energy Union , at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an honour and a great pleasure to speak here again at the...
IP/17/446  07-03-2017 - Space: Latest Copernicus launch will improve services for farmers, fishermen and other users of land and sea maps 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 March 2017 The latest addition to the Copernicus satellite Earth observation family will halve the time needed to provide precision land-use data to benefit farmers, builders, fishermen and anyone who needs rapid access to up-to-the-minute data on conditions on the ground.
IP/17/280  17-02-2017 - EU invests €444 million in key energy infrastructure 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 February 2017 Today EU Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to invest €444 million in key European energy infrastructure projects. Today EU Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to invest €444 million in priority European energy infrastructure projects.
IP/17/217  08-02-2017 - €1 billion to maximise private investment in European transport infrastucture 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 February 2017 New call for proposals to combine Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) with other funding sources, including the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI). The European Commission is launching a new and innovative way to finance transport infrastructure projects in Europe.
MEMO/17/226  08-02-2017 - The EU at work to bridge the investment gap in transport and stimulate the European economy 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 8 February 2017 The EU at work to bridge the investment gap in transport and stimulate the European economy Why do we need investment in transport infrastructure? Transport faces a wide range of challenges across the EU: significant investment needs to complete the TEN-T...
IP/17/161  01-02-2017 - Europe's energy transition is well underway 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 February 2017 The Second Report on the State of the Energy Union shows that the modernisation of the European Union economy and the transition to a low-carbon era are happening.
MEMO/17/163  01-02-2017 - Renewables: Europe on track to reach its 20% target by 2020 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 1 February 2017 Renewable energy progress report just published How is Europe performing in renewable energy? Having achieved a share of 16% renewables in its final energy consumption in 2014 and an estimated share of close to 16.4% in 2015, the EU as a...
MEMO/17/162  01-02-2017 - Towards reaching the 20% energy efficiency target for 2020, and beyond 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 1 February 2017 A 2016 assessment of the progress made up to 2014 How is Europe performing in energy efficiency? The Commission is optimistic that Europe is on track to reach its 2020 targets.