Tagged as: European Commission

24 Jan
2019

EU invests almost €800 million in priority energy infrastructure with major cross-border benefits

Yesterday, the EU Member States voted to invest almost €800 million in key European energy infrastructure projects with major cross-border benefits. The EU funding comes from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the European support programme for trans-European infrastructure.

18 Dec
2018

Consultation on the list of electricity PCIs

In order to obtain the public’s views on the pertinence and added value of the proposed projects for the upcoming Union list of Projects of Common Interest, a consultation was launched on 22 November 2018 by the European Commission. It will be open until the 28th of February 2019.

17 Dec
2018

EU plays instrumental role in making the Paris Agreement operational

The UN climate conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland, concluded last 15 December with the adoption of a clear rulebook to make the Paris Agreement on climate change work in practice across the world, which was “the EU’s top objective in these negotiations”. 

12 Dec
2018

EU co-legislators endorsed the proposal to enhance the role of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER)

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.

23 Nov
2018

Political agreement to improve the EU’s risk preparedness in the electricity sector

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

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