IP/15/4560  05-03-2015 - Completing the internal energy market: €100 million released to connect European energy networks 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 05 March 2015 Today the Commission is opening the call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to help finance key trans-European energy infrastructure projects.
MEMO/15/4554  05-03-2015 - Financing trans-European energy infrastructure – the Connecting Europe Facility 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 05 March 2015 Energy infrastructure is usually financed by the market and through tariffs paid by users. However, in order to meet the challenge of interconnecting all EU Member States by 2020 and the €200 billion needed to that end, the European Union has...
IP/15/4551  05-03-2015 - President Juncker and the leaders of France, Spain and Portugal agree on the way forward to better connect the Iberian Peninsula with the rest of the EU energy market 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release the Iberian Peninsula with the rest of the EU energy market Brussels, 04 March 2015 Today the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker met in Madrid with the President of France François Hollande, the Prime Minister of Spain Mariano Rajoy and the Prime Minister of Portugal...
STATEMENT/15/4533  02-03-2015 - Statement by Vice-President Šefčovič following the trilateral meeting EU-Ukraine-Russia on 2 March 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 02 March 2015 Vice-President Mr Maroš Šefčovič today chaired trilateral talks on energy between the EU, Ukraine and the Russian Federation. The Russian Federation was represented by the Minister for Energy, Mr Alexander Novak.
SPEECH/15/4520  27-02-2015 - Driving the EU forward: the Energy Union 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] 27 February 2015 Maroš Šefčovič - Vice-President for Energy Union It is a great pleasure for me to be part of the CEPS Ideas Lab 2015 on "More or less Europe?" which is now coming to a close.
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.