Tagged as: renewable energy

09 Apr
2019

The Energy Union is already a reality, while 2020 renewables target are still on the track

Today, the 4th report on the State of the Energy Union was adopted, which shows how the European Commission has fully delivered an Energy Union strategy accessible, affordable, secure, competitive and sustainable energy for all Europeans. However, the EU is on track to meet its 2020 renewable energy target.

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.

04 Dec
2018

Energy Council adopted new rules on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Governance

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.

04 Dec
2018

A complete transformation of our global energy economy is needed

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.

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

22 Nov
2018

New electricity transmission line in Bulgaria thanks to EU supported project

On 22nd November, the works of a new 100 km electricity line connecting the Bulgarian cities of Dobrudja and Burgas, supported by the EU’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for Energy programme, were started. The new line will reinforce the Bulgarian electricity network and enhance the security of supply to households

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