EU energy efficiency proposal ‘devoid of true ambition’

Günther Oettinger speaking at a commission press conference

The European commission has proposed a non-binding 30 per cent energy savings target which “aims to strike the right balance between benefits and costs”.

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Greens slam ‘disappointing and cowardly’ EU state aid rules for energy

Parliament’s Greens/EFA group has condemned the commission’s proposals to review EU state aid rules in the energy sector as a move to allow energy-intensive industries “off the hook”.

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Mixed reactions for commission action plan on steel

The European commission’s long awaited action plan, intended to deliver a “promising future” for the bloc’s steel industry, has received mixed reactions from MEP’s and stakeholders.

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Internal energy market is EU’s ‘exit strategy’ from the crisis, says Jerzy Buzek

Senior MEP Jerzy Buzek has underlined the importance of making the internal energy market work, describing it as the EU’s “exit strategy” from the economic crisis.

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Oettinger says EU internal energy market ‘plays pivotal role’

European energy commissioner Günther Oettinger has underlined the importance of completing the internal energy market during a speech at a high-level conference in Brussels.

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