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. >>>>

EU OKs 3 huge renewable energy projects in France


Brussels, dtt-net.com - The European Commission endorsed three projects in France to produce a total of 2660 megawatts of solar and hydropower electricity which are hoped to ‘help France achieve” its 2020 target of producing 23% of its energy needs from renewable sources.

EC mobilizing EU cities to fight against air pollution


Brussels, dtt-net.com – The European Commission is setting up a practical platform and plan aimed at mobilizing EU cities to fight against air pollution in accordance to Brussels “commitments on emission reduction” and at the same time contribute to “clean and affordable energy.”

EU member - Slovenia - to increase gas purchase from Russia


Moscow/Ljubljana, dtt-net.com - Slovenian government has entered talks with Russia’s Gazprom to buy more of its gas as the EU country is planning to switch to electricity production with gas and decrease use of coal in energy sector.

EU urged to do more for common energy market area with Balkans


Vienna/Brussels, dtt-net.com - Top officials of the EU’s energy watchdog, the European Secretariat of Energy Community said that establishing a proper energy trading area between the EU members and aspiring countries from the Western Balkans needs…

EU accelerating efforts to boost electric vehicles


Brussels, dtt-net.com - The European Environment Agency (EAA) said the EU is advancing well on a legislative and infrastructure proposal to make possible for drivers to charge their electric cars at home, as part of European bloc's … >>>>

EU approves acquisition of Pentair's valves by Emerson


Brussels, dtt-net.com - The European Commission (EC) has approved the acquisition of the valves and control business of Pentair of the UK by Emerson Electric of the USA... >>>>

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