The Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete welcomed yesterday the provisional political agreement on a proposal to enhance the role of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) in the energy market and in the area of security of supply.
Today Human Rights Day marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being.
Today, the revised Energy Efficiency Directive, the revised Renewable Energy Directive and the new Governance Regulation were formally adopted at today’s Transport, Telecommunications & Energy Council, following on from the strong support that all three dossiers got from MEPs at last month’s European Parliament Plenary session.
In this way, António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, justified yesterday at the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 24) in Katowice the importance of a cleaner and greener energy system to successfully combat climate change.
The European Commission has launched a campaign under the name of “#EU and Me”, which aims at sharing “things that Europeans are passionate about” such as clean energy or climate action.
Yesterday five out of the eight legislative proposals of the 2016 Clean Energy for All Europeans package have been politically agreed by the co-legislators in Brussels, which means that “Europeans will be better protected against black-outs and will ensure that all Member States put in place appropriate tools to prevent, prepare for
The 11th annual conference of the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET Plan) took place this week (20-21 November) in Vienna, with the aim to examine and discuss different views for a successful energy transition. This year, it was co-organised by the Austrian Presidency and the AIT Austrian Institute of
“Shaping Europe’s Energy Future: moving towards carbon free electricity by 2050” will be the theme of the European Sustainable Energy Week 2019 (EUSEW19), which will take place 17-21 June in Brussels, as announced yesterday the European Commission. This theme aims at meeting the targets of Paris Agreement and EU’s long-term