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The benefits of Capacity Mechanisms

Understanding the benefits of capacity mechanisms for social welfare

A growing number of EU Member States have set up Capacity Mechanisms in recent years, as a way of ensuring the investments that are necessary for long term security of supply.
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The customer and the changing energy landscape
Energy 13-06-2016

The customer and the changing energy landscape

The energy transition is bringing fundamental changes for consumers on the energy market. With the availability of new technologies, consumers gain control over their energy use, for the benefit of decarbonisation, security of supply and affordability. Iain Conn, CEO of...
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John Cooper from FuelsEurope
Energy 25-02-2016

6th EU Refining Forum will take place on 1 March 2016

An interview with John Cooper, Director General of FuelsEurope ahead of the 6th EU Refining Forum
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State of the Energy Union, one year on
Energy 25-02-2016

State of the Energy Union: Policy influencers debate the 1st year’s progress

A ranking of the top 40 policy experts with influence in EU Energy Union policy was unveiled at a debate on the “State of the Energy Union one year after its launch”.
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Energy 18-03-2015

Nuclear energy key resource for Poland, Westinghouse official says

The biggest single market for nuclear energy in Eastern Europe is Poland, says Mike Kirst, Vice President for Strategy and External Relations for Europe at the Westinghouse Electric Company.
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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 31-10-2014

Ukraine, Russia, EU sign a $4,6 billion gas deal

After seven rounds of gas negotiations, Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a 4,6 billion dollar gas deal on Thursday. The agreement will see Moscow resume vital supplies of gas to its ex-Soviet neighbour over the winter in return for payments funded in part by Kyiv's Western creditors.
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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 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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Europe's East 05-06-2014

G7 leaders threaten Russia with tougher sanctions over Ukraine

In their first meeting without Russia in 17 years, G7 leaders threatened Moscow with further sanctions if it does not help restore stability in eastern Ukraine.
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Global Europe 04-06-2014

G7 to urge Russia to ‘lay down’ energy as political weapon

President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso said on Wednesday that the G7 will urge Russia to 'lay down' energy as a political weapon.
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Global Europe 04-06-2014

Obama arrives in Brussels for G7 meeting

US President Barack Obama arrived in Brussels on Wednesday afternoon for a meeting with the 7 world's leading industrialised nations. For the first time in 17 years, the G7 will meet without Russia, leaving President Vladimir Putin out of the talks in retaliation for his seizure of Crimea and Russia's role in destabilising eastern Ukraine.
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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 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.
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Energy 17-12-2013

Commission hails final decision to bring Azeri gas to Europe

Backers of Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz II gas project signed on Tuesday a final investment decision, with a view to pumping natural gas to Europe from 2019. Commission President José Manuel Barroso hailed the Shah Deniz decision as “a strategic door opener” for stronger EU energy security.