SPEECH/18/1168  23-02-2018 - EMBARGO 13:30 CET: Speech by Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič at the Industry Days Forum on the Industry-led initiative on batteries / the EU Battery Alliance 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 23 February 2018 UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 13:30 CET   It is a great pleasure to open this Panel on the EU Batteries Alliance. Our objective for the Alliance is simple, but the challenge is immense.
IP/18/821  16-02-2018 - State aid: Commission approves Belgian certificates schemes for renewable electricity and high-efficiency cogeneration in Flanders 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 February 2018 The European Commission has concluded the certificates schemes for renewable electricity and high-efficiency cogeneration implemented in Flanders (Belgium) to be in line with EU State aid rules. The two schemes contribute to reaching EU energy and climate goals whilst preserving competition.
IP/18/682  07-02-2018 - State aid: Commission approves six electricity capacity mechanisms to ensure security of supply in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy and Poland 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 February 2018 The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules electricity capacity mechanisms in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy and Poland. The Commission found that the measures will contribute to ensuring security of supply whilst preserving competition in the Single Market.
MEMO/18/681  07-02-2018 - State aid: Commission approves six electricity capacity mechanisms to ensure security of supply in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy and Poland - Factsheet 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 7 February 2018 The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules electricity capacity mechanisms in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy and Poland. The Commission found that the measures will contribute to ensuring security of supply whilst preserving competition in the Single Market.
STAT/18/623  05-02-2018 - Energy consumption in 2016 - Consumption in the EU above the energy efficiency target - 4% gap for primary energy consumption and 2% gap for final energy consumption targets 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 5 February 2018 The European Union (EU) has committed itself to reducing energy consumption by 20% by 2020 compared to projections. This objective is also known as the 20% energy efficiency target.
IP/18/383  25-01-2018 - More growth and jobs: EU invests €873 million in clean energy infrastructure 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 January 2018 Today EU Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to invest €873 million in key European energy infrastructure projects. Europe's transition to a clean and modern economy is the goal of the Energy Union, a priority of the Juncker Commission.
IP/18/354  25-01-2018 - Commission refers Romania to Court for failing to fully comply with the Oil Stocks Directive 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 25 January 2018 Commission refers Romania to Court. The European Commission has decided to refer Romania to the Court of Justice of the EU for not having correctly implemented and applied the Oil Stocks Directive (Council Directive 2009/119/EU).
STAT/18/441  25-01-2018 - Renewable energy in the EU - Share of renewables in energy consumption in the EU reached 17% in 2016 - Eleven Member States already achieved their 2020 targets 
Eurostat Commission - European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 25 January 2018 In 2016, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy reached 17% in the European Union (EU), double the share in 2004 (8.5%), the first year for which the data are available.
IP/18/5461  04-01-2018 - State aid: Commission approves Greek auction scheme for renewable electricity 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 January 2018 The European Commission has found a Greek auction scheme for the production of electricity from renewable sources and high efficiency cogeneration to be in line with EU State aid rules.
IP/17/5129  19-12-2017 - Commission welcomes agreement on energy performance of buildings 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 19 December 2017 Commission welcomes agreement on energy performance of buildings A political agreement on new rules for improving the energy performance of buildings was reached today between negotiators from the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission.