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EU Priorities 2020 13-03-2009

MEP: Parliament will stop Barroso’s stimulus plan

The European Parliament will mobilise a majority against Commission President's José Manuel Barroso's five billion euro stimulus plan, Claude Turmes, vice-president of the Greens / European Free Alliance Group in the European Parliament, told EURACTIV in an interview.
Energy 10-02-2009

Mandil: Energy solidarity ‘still just words’

Several EU governments did not show solidarity over the recent gas crisis, former executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Claude Mandil told EURACTIV in an interview.
Med & South 18-01-2008

Professor: ‘Obvious’ energy synergy between EU and Mediterranean region

The potential for further energy cooperation between the countries of North Africa and the EU is 'obvious' as the bloc seeks to diversify its sources of supply, but future energy relations between the two regions should be at company rather than state level, said Professor Jean-Marie Chevalier of Paris-Dauphine University in an interview with EURACTIV France.
Energy 06-11-2007

Ruete: ‘We need quick decisions’ on the energy package

The Commission's Director-General for Energy and Transport, Matthias Ruete, spoke with EURACTIV on 28 September concerning the Commission's efforts to create an internal market for energy in the EU. Ruete was upbeat about the creation of more European companies in the sector, despite efforts by some member states to create 'national champions', and hopes that EU legislators will agree quickly on the different aspects of the Commission's third energy package in order to attract crucial investments. Matthias Ruete is Director-General of the Energy and Transport Directorate at the European Commission.  

US power player backs EU-style carbon trading

In an interview with EURACTIV, John Krenicki, president and CEO of GE Energy, says that his company is already investing in clean technologies: "We're investing in it, assuming that it will happen."

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