France’s gas imports from Russia on the rise


dtt-net.com – France”s gas imports from Russia increased for more than 11 per cent from January to April this year, compared to the same period of 2016, according to Gazprom figures.

EU clears Latvia state aid for renewable and cogeneration plants


Brussels, dtt-net.com - The European Commission ruled that state aid granted to renewable energy and cogeneration power plants built in Latvia between 2007 and 2012 was in compliance with EU rules.

EU to support financially synergies between transport and energy sectors


Brussels, dtt-net.com - EU countries approved a proposal by the European Commission to invest €22.1 million for seven projects aimed at developing ‘efficient’ transport and energy infrastructure in Belgium, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Croatia, Malta and Poland.

Georgia’s parliament ratifies entry to European Energy Community


dtt-net.com – Georgian parliament yesterday ratified a deal for accession to European Energy Community aimed to approximate Georgia’s energy sector with the EU energy market rules.

EU companies sign financial deal over Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline


Brussels, dtt-net.com – Five European companies signed a financial deal for the joint gas pipeline with Russia’s Gazrom, Nord Stream 2, the contested project by the European Commission and EU’s eastern countries.

EU defies US, signs nuclear safety deal with Iran


Brussels, dtt-net.com – The European Commission (EC) announced today it has signed the first ever project for nuclear safety co-operation with Iran, worth of € 2.5 million aimed to “enhance the capabilities of the Iranian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (INRA),” with a second project expected to be signed soon.

EU body says Albania and Bosnia in breach of rules on energy efficiency


Vienna, dtt-net.com – The Vienna based, Secretariat of Energy Community has warned Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) of breaching EU energy rules when it comes to energy efficiency directive. >>>>

Russia’s gas exports to Austria increased to nearly 40 percent


St. Petersburg, dtt-net.com – Austria gas imports from Russia in 2016 increased for 37.9 per cent higher than in 2015 and the upward trend in first two months of this year continues, according to representatives of Russia’s gas giant Gazprom.

Swiss company to build Russia-Turkey gas pipeline offshore section


Amsterdam, dtt-net.com - South Stream Transport B.V. , a subsidiary of Gazprom and Allseas Group S.A., a Swiss-based company, signed a contract to build also the second string of the TurkStream gas pipeline’s offshore section meant to bring Russian gas to Turkey but also to the EU territory provided that the European bloc allows it.


Fossil fuels the main source of energy in the EU by far


Brussels, dtt-net.com - The dependency of the EU 28 countries on fossil fuels continues to be very high and represented 73 percent of consumption of energy last year, despite massive efforts of the European bloc to switch to alternative sources of energy, according to new figures. >>>>

Germany continues to be the largest EU energy consumer


Brussels, dtt-net.com - Germany continues to be the largest energy consumer in the European Union followed by France, UK, Italy, Spain and Poland, according to the new data for 2015 year, at the time when the energy consumption in the European bloc decreased below 1990 level.

EU agrees to support energy projects in Germany, Northern Ireland, Croatia and Slovenia


Brussels, dtt-net.com – EU member states agreed to support with €444 million 18 electricity and gas projects of total 195 identified as 'projects of common interest' in energy sector of the European bloc.

Revision of CO2 Emissions Trading System (ETS) at hands of EU members


Brussels, dtt-net.com - EU member states are now to launch talks on a proposal by the European Commission (EC) approved by the European Parliament to reform the ETS system on reduction of carbon emissions with officials hoping that a final deal will be reached by year's end. >>>>

EU parliament adopts ‘balanced’ C02 Emissions Trading System (ETS)


Brussels, dtt-net.com – The European Parliament has adopted a ‘balanced’ ETS reform aimed at reducing CO2 emissions as agreed by EU member countries in Paris Climate deal.

Energy production in EU on the rise


Brussels, dtt-net.com - Energy production in EU's 28 member countries increased for 5.4 percent in December 2016 compared to same month of 2015, new data show. >>>>

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