Gas

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Energy 16-10-2017

Renewable gas: 5G Energy

Natural gas can significantly reduce CO2 emissions.
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Alternative fuels and cleaner transport: From policy to reality
Electric cars 09-12-2016

Alternative fuels and cleaner transport: From policy to reality

With 94% of depending on traditional fuels, the current European transport sector requires up to €1 billion a day and is responsible for a quarter of EU carbon emissions.
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Gaz: Europe’s smart choice for heating
Energy 09-06-2016

Gas: Europe’s smart choice for heating

Natural gas has dramatically changed the way we heat our homes, businesses and schools, enabling us to live comfortably without emptying our wallets. And we do so while at the same time not compromising the environment.
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Energy efficiency 2016: The year of delivery?
Energy 02-06-2016

Energy efficiency 2016: The year of delivery?

The European Commission is preparing a make-or- break “year of delivery” on its flagship Energy Union strategy, with a steady stream of proposals expected in 2016.
Evangelos Mytilineos Interview
Electricity 14-03-2016

Mytilineos: Commission must have a greater role in the Greek bailout

The European Commission should play a greater role in the Greek bailout and push for reforms rather than IMF’s obsession for fiscal adjustment, Evangelos Mytilineos said in an interview with EURACTIV.
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GIE Annual Conference 2016
Energy 12-02-2016

GIE Annual Conference 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria

GIE is pleased to invite you to the 14th GIE Annual Conference on 9 and 10 June 2016.
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Energy 02-06-2015

European Internal Energy Market – Connecting the EU’s ‘energy islands’ in South East Europe

At the end of February 2015, the European Commission adopted its strategy for a European Energy Union, aimed at ensuring secure, affordable and climate-friendly energy for citizens and businesses.
Competition 22-04-2015

Brussels charges Gazprom with market abuse

The European Commission charged Gazprom on Wednesday (22 April) with abusing its dominant market position in Central and Eastern European gas markets.
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Energy 03-03-2015

Šef?ovi?: EU gas supply ‘secure’

Commissioner for Energy Union Maroš Šef?ovi? has said that he is 'reassured' that the supply of gas to the EU markets remains 'secure.' Šef?ovi? comments came after he held trilateral gas talks with Russia and Ukraine on Monday.
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Energy 25-02-2015

Šef?ovi? hopes to convince Orbán to disclose energy agreements

On Wednesday (February 25th) the European Commission launched its Strategy for a Resilient Energy Union. One of the key elements of the Energy Union is that member states’ energy deals with non-EU nations should be scrutinised on a mandatory basis by the European Commission before they are signed. Russia has always insisted that those deals are confidential.
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Energy 02-02-2015

GIE Annual Conference 2015 in Dublin

GIE is pleased to invite you to the 13th GIE Annual Conference on April 23 and 24, 2015. We are delighted to welcome in Ireland's capital city, Dublin - your host is Gaslink, Ireland's independent gas transmission and distribution system operator.
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Energy 15-01-2015

Šef?ovi? ‘very surprised’ at Russia’s decision to cut EU gas supply via Ukraine

EU Energy Commissioner Maroš Šef?ovi? said he was 'very surprised' after Russia announced it would shift all its gas transit from Ukraine to Turkey, and that EU customers should buy this gas at the border with Greece.
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Energy 07-11-2014

Introducing the IOGP brand

On November 5th IOGP launched its new brand.
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Energy 21-08-2014

We’d expect Bulgaria to suspend construction of South stream gas pipeline, Commission says

The European Commission said on Thursday that it was aware of a video published by EURACTIV's partner in Bulgaria Dnevnik, showing that room is made at the Varna harbour in Bulgaria for the pipes to be used for the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline.
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Energy 24-07-2014

Commission wants a 30% energy reduction target by 2030

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday to reduce Europe's energy consumption by 30% by 2030.
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Energy 16-06-2014

Oettinger: We have sufficient amount of gas for Europe

The European Union has dismissed fears that Europe will not have sufficient gas in winter, after Russia decided to halt gas supplies to Ukraine following a row over gas pricing.
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Energy 10-06-2014

EU, Russia, Ukraine fail to reach gas deal

Russia, Ukraine and the European Union have agreed to continue talks about Russian gas supplies to Ukraine after overnight negotiations ended without any firm agreement on price.
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Energy 28-05-2014

Barroso warns Bulgaria on South Stream case: ‘We will act’

Speaking after EU leaders met in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss the aftermath of the European elections, Commission President José Manuel Barroso said that the EU executive would impose infringements on Bulgaria regarding the Gazprom-favoured South Stream pipeline, the construction of which is about to begin in breach with EU laws.
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Energy 27-05-2014

EU, Ukraine contradict each other on gas supply talks

EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger said on Monday that 'substantial progress was made' but 'no breakthrough yet' in the negotiations on gas supply between Ukraine and Russia. However, Ukraine's state gas company, Naftogaz, said on Tuesday that no real progress was made with Russia's Gazprom over its gas debt and on pricing.
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Energy 22-05-2014

Barroso: “Energy must not be abused as a political weapon”

After the March European Council conclusions, the European Commission will conduct an in-depth study of EU energy security and present a comprehensive plan for the reduction of EU energy dependence by June 2014.
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Energy 21-05-2014

Barroso urges Putin not to interrupt gas supply to Ukraine

The European Union urged Russia on Wednesday not to cut gas flows to Ukraine and to agree on a market-based gas price.
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Energy 30-04-2014

EU, Ukraine, Russia to meet over Ukrainian gas supply in early May

The European Commission said on Wednesday that European, Russian and Ukrainian officials will hold a meeting on May 2nd in Warsaw to discuss security of energy supplies to Ukraine.
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Energy 28-04-2014

Commission welcomes reverse gas flows from Slovakia to Ukraine

The European Commission welcomed the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday enabling gas flows from Slovakia to Ukraine.
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Energy 24-04-2014

EU, Russia to meet over Ukraine gas supply

European and Russian officials will meet this week and next for emergency talks to try to prevent Moscow cutting off gas supply to Ukraine.