IP/16/2545  20-07-2016 - Energy Union and Climate Action: Driving Europe’s transition to a low-carbon economy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 July 2016 The Commission today presents a package of measures to accelerate the transition to low-carbon emissions in all sectors of the economy in Europe. The Commission is working to keep the EU competitive as the global social economic model changes following the...
IP/16/2247  22-06-2016 - EU Covenant of Mayors and Compact of Mayors launch largest global coalition of cities committed to fighting climate change 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 June 2016 Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy will combine efforts and leadership to accelerate climate action at the local level worldwide. Today, the world’s two primary city-led climate change and energy initiatives, the EU Covenant of Mayors and the Compact...
SPEECH/16/2224  15-06-2016 - Speech by Energy Union Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič at the Employment and Social Affairs Committee of the European Parliament 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 15 June 2016 Mr Chairman, Honourable Members, Ladies and Gentlemen,   Thank you for the invitation and putting the social and economic dimension of the Energy Union on your agenda.
SPEECH/16/2149  08-06-2016 - Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič at the BDEW Congress 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Berlin, 8 June 2016 Speech by Energy Union Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič at the BDEW Congress 2016 in Berlin   Mister Kapferer, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to be back at the annual congress of the BDEW.
IP/16/2029  06-06-2016 - North Seas Countries agree on closer energy cooperation 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Luxembourg, 6 June 2016 North Seas region countries (Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden) have today agreed to further strengthen their energy cooperation.
IP/16/2063  03-06-2016 - European Union joins Mission Innovation, a global initiative on clean energy 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 3 June 2016 As the 21st member of Mission Innovation the EU will accelerate global clean energy innovation with the objective to make clean energy widely affordable. The European Union has joined Mission Innovation, a global initiative on clean energy, at its inaugural ministerial...
IP/16/1924  30-05-2016 - The Urban Agenda for the EU: European cities get their say in EU policy making 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 May 2016 Today, the informal Ministerial meeting on urban matters agreed on the "Pact of Amsterdam", which sets out the principles of the Urban Agenda for the EU. Today, the Commission is taking part in the informal meeting in Amsterdam of the 28...
SPEECH/16/1927  26-05-2016 - Speech by Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič at the Energy Fest (Start Up Event) in Amsterdam 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Amsterdam, 26 May 2016 Ladies and gentlemen, Let me start by thanking you for inviting me to this first edition of the Energy Fest, hopefully the first of a long series.
IP/16/1901  24-05-2016 - Investment Plan for Europe: GBP 525m European backing for Beatrice windfarm off Scottish coast in the UK 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2016 This project is the single largest investment in an offshore wind farm by the European Investment Bank (EIB). The investment is supported by new European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart of the Investment Plan for Europe.
STATEMENT/16/1574  26-04-2016 - Joint Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini, Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič, Commissioner Johannes Hahn and Commissioner Neven Mimica on the 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl disaster 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 26 April 2016 The Chornobyl accident on 26 April 1986 caused devastation and suffering on a large scale. Lives were tragically lost; families were uprooted. Even now, 30 years later, people in Ukraine, Belarus and other affected countries continue to struggle with the long-term health...