EU energy efficiency proposal ‘devoid of true ambition’

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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

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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

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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’

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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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