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Energy crisis could worsen poverty for millions of Europeans

Energy prices have skyrocketed in the past months, increasing the concern that millions of Europeans will have to choose between paying their bills and putting food on the table this winter.
Energy 20-10-2021

Spain urges EU to take energy crisis measures ‘beyond winter’

Ahead of this week's EU summit, Spain has urged the bloc to implement urgent and coordinated measures to mitigate rising energy prices, warning of a "risk" that energy shortages could last beyond next winter in Europe.
Climate change 19-10-2021

Poland urges ‘postponement’ of EU climate plans amid rising energy prices

As EU leaders meet this week to discuss rising energy prices, Warsaw has called for an in-depth review of EU climate policies, including the “revision or postponement” of the 'Fit for 55' legislation tabled in July.
Global Europe 11-10-2021

Lebanon restores power supply after complete halt

Lebanon’s power supplies were back to normal on Sunday (10 October) after a blackout the previous day when the country’s two biggest power stations shut down because of a fuel shortage, the Energy Ministry said. The closure piled further hardship...
Energy 08-10-2021

Industry: Geothermal energy requires European policy solutions

Geothermal power is a reliable and renewable energy source that is local by its nature and offers baseload power generation. Alongside energy efficiency measures and other renewable heat sources, like heat pumps, it could be part of the solution to Europe's energy crisis, says Sanjeev Kumar.
Energy 06-10-2021

EU points to upcoming gas market reform in response to price surge

The European Commission will use a long-planned reform of EU gas market rules, due in December, to address the current supply crunch on the market. This is according to the EU’s energy chief who added there are sufficient reserves to last the winter.