IP/15/4499  26-02-2015 - Energy: Commission withdraws Court case against POLAND for failing to transpose EU rules 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 February 2015 The Renewable Energy Directive (Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources) aims at ensuring a 20% share of renewable energy in the EU by 2020.
IP/15/4497  25-02-2015 - Energy Union: secure, sustainable, competitive, affordable energy for every European 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 February 2015 Energy is used to heat and to cool buildings and homes, transport goods, and power the economy. But with ageing infrastructure, poorly integrated markets, and uncoordinated policies, our consumers, households and businesses do not benefit from increased choice or from lower...
MEMO/15/4487  25-02-2015 - Questions and Answers on the European Commission Communication: The Paris Protocol – A blueprint for tackling global climate change beyond 2020 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 25 February 2015 1. What is the aim of the Communication? The Communication sets out the EU's vision for a transparent and dynamic, legally binding United Nations climate change agreement that sets the world on a pathway to prevent global warming from reaching dangerous...
MEMO/15/4486  25-02-2015 - Connecting power markets to deliver security of supply, market integration and the large-scale uptake of renewables 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 25 February 2015 What is the ‘electricity interconnection target’?  The European Council of October 2014 called for all Member States to achieve interconnection of at least 10% of their installed electricity production capacity by 2020.
MEMO/15/4485  25-02-2015 - Energy Union Factsheet 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 25 February 2015 Why is the Commission proposing an Energy Union now? Why do we need an Energy Union? The European energy system faces an ever more pressing need to ensure secure, sustainable, affordable and competitive energy for all citizens.
SPEECH/15/4503  25-02-2015 - Vice-President Šefčovič speech at the European Parliament plenary: Decision adopted on a Strategic framework for the Energy Union 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 25 February 2015 Ladies and gentlemen, The decision taken by the Commission on the Energy Union a few hours ago brings an important message to every European household and business: Europe is serious about a fundamental energy transition.
IP/15/4463  20-02-2015 - Building the Energy Union: Key electricity interconnection between France and Spain completed 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 February 2015 Today Miguel Arias Cañete, the European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, together with Mariano Rajoy, the Prime Minister of Spain, and Manuel Valls, the Prime Minister of France, and with the participation of José Manuel Soria López, the Spanish Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism...
SPEECH/15/4439  17-02-2015 - Speech by Commissioner Arias Cañete at the Lisbon Council “Towards an Effective Energy Union” 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 17 February 2015 Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to be here and to present the vision of the Juncker Commission for energy efficiency.
STATEMENT/15/4281  09-02-2015 - Joint Press Statement by Ministers and Representatives of Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia and the European Commission 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement 09 February 2015 Today representatives of Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia as well as European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič and Commissioner for Climate Action & Energy Miguel Arias Cañete have held the first meeting of the Central East...
SPEECH/15/4225  06-02-2015 - Opening speech of the Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič at the Energy Union Conference, Riga 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Riga, 06 February 2015 Maroš Šefčovič - Vice-President for Energy Union Honourable Minister – dear Dana, Ministers, Ladies and Gentlemen, This morning I took a very close look at the list of participants and I was struck by its diversity.