Sefcovic: We want to be carbon neutral

By |november 19th, 2018|clean energy package, COP24, Energy Union, internal energy market, IPCC, Maroš Šefčovič, News, Nord Stream-2|

With its Clean Energy package, the European Commission wants to combat climate change, further develop the internal market for electricity and promote a carbon neutral future with a concept. EURACTIV Germany spoke to Maroš Šefčovič.

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Over A Coffee with Maros Sefcovic

By |julij 18th, 2018|Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič, News, Nord Stream-2, Over A Coffee|

European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič meets with EURACTIV’s Sam Morgan over a coffee to talk about Europe’s climate policy, Nord Stream 2 and why he thinks he can succeed Jean-Claude Juncker in the top job.

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Brussels remains guarded over ‘capacity mechanisms’ for power plants

By |julij 5th, 2018|capacity mechanisms, decarbonisation, Energy Union, News, renewables|

The European Commission is trying to limit the development of so-called capacity mechanisms, which some member states have put in place as a way of ensuring electricity supply in situations of peak demand. EURACTIV France reports.

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EU paves way for final showdown on energy ‘governance’ bill

By |maj 24th, 2018|Claude Turmes, energy poverty, Energy Union, Energy Union governance, EU energy package 2030, News|

European Union legislators made progress Wednesday (23 May) on a draft EU law that sets a “trajectory” for the deployment of renewable energies in Europe and puts in place a “gap-filler” mechanism to ensure the bloc meets its 2030 energy and climate objectives.

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Ukraine ambassador: Tsarist and KGB mentality don’t change with time

By |april 18th, 2018|Crimea annexation, DCFTA, Donbas conflict, Eastern Ukraine crisis, Energy Union, EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, hybrid war, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia, Russia sanctions, Schengen, Ukraine|

Ukraine’s Ambassador to the EU, Mykola Tochytskyi, explains in an interview with EURACTIV why Kyiv is against the planned Nord Stream 2 pipeline. He also talks about Ukraine's relations with Brussels and its complicated ties with Moscow.

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Regional cooperation and integrated energy markets at risk

By |februar 19th, 2018|Electricity Market Directive, Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič, News|

A much more interconnected European energy market, ensuring regional cooperation and cutting out waste, makes so much sense for consumers, for security of supply and for decarbonisation. Philip Baker and Christos Kolokathis urge MEPs and member states ...

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A new era: The digitalisation of Europe’s energy system

By |december 8th, 2017|distributed generation, electricity market, Energy Union, News, power grids, Renewable Energy, smart homes, Smart meters|

The clean energy transition requires first and foremost bridging energy and digital economy. The single energy market and the digital single market must go hand-in-hand, argues Dominique Ristori.

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EU power generators pledge carbon neutrality ‘well before 2050’

By |december 6th, 2017|Electricity, Energy Union, eurelectric, Kristian Ruby, News, Renewable Energy|

Under new leadership since last year, industry association Eurelectic has committed to making European power generation carbon neutral well before 2050. But getting agreement within the group remains difficult.

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Can energy governance replace binding targets?

By |december 6th, 2017|capacity mechanisms, Claude Turmes, clean energy, clean energy package, Energy Union, Energy Union governance, News|

Lawmakers will vote on Thursday (7 December) on a new energy regime that is meant to ensure the European Union meets its Paris Agreement goals. But much disagreement remains.

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Italy-Israel gas pipeline moves a step closer to reality

By |december 6th, 2017|Energy Union, Greece, Israel, Italy, natural gas, News|

Cyprus, Greece, Israel and Italy on Tuesday (5 December) signed a memorandum of understanding to build the world's longest underwater natural gas pipeline to supply Europe. 

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