Speech: Masterminds Europe – Re-inventing Europe
European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Günther Oettinger European Commissioner for Energy Speech: International Real State Fair MIPIM Cannes, 12 March 2014 The decisions architects and urban planners make today will define the world we have in two or three generations’ time.
Preparation of Economic and Finance Ministers Council, Brussels, 11 March
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 7 March 2014 The EU's Council of Economic and Finance (ECOFIN) Ministers will take place in Brussels on 11 March at 10.00. The European Commission will be represented by Olli Rehn, Vice President and Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro, Michel Barnier, Commissioner...
Preparation of the Energy Council, 4 March 2014
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 28 February 2014 The first Energy Council under the Hellenic Presidency will be held on 4 March in Brussels. EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger will represent the European Commission.
Commission launches negotiations with Georgia to join the Energy Community
European Press release Tbilisi, 20 February 2014 Commission Today the European Commission and Georgia launched negotiations for Georgia's accession to the Energy Community. The negotiations in Tbilisi were held in the presence of Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger, for the European Commission and Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, Vice-Prime Minister as well...
Security of supply: Commission is referring Cyprus to the Court for failing to transpose the EU rules on minimum oil reserves
European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 February 2014 The European Commission is referring Cyprus to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to transpose the Oil Stocks Directive. The Directive requires Member States to maintain minimum stocks of crude oil and petroleum products to ensure security of oil...
Internal energy market: Commission refers Ireland to Court for failing to transpose EU rules
European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 February 2014 The European Commission is referring Ireland to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to fully transpose the EU internal energy market rules. To date, Ireland has only partially transposed the Electricity Directive (2009/72/EC).
February infringements package: main decisions
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 20 February 2014 February February EMPLOYMENT & social affairs ENERGY ENVIRONMENT HOME AFFAIRS JUSTICE TAXATION & CUSTOMS UNION TRANSPORT AT 1 BE 1 CY 1 1 1 CZ 1 DK 1 EE 1 ES 1 2 IE 1 IT 2 LU 1 1 2 PT 1...
January infringements package: main decisions
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 23 January 2014 January January In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law.
Renewable Energy: Commission refers Ireland to Court for failing to transpose EU rules
European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 January 2014 The European Commission is referring Ireland to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to fully transpose the Renewable Energy Directive. The Directive aims at ensuring a 20% share of renewable energy in the EU by 2020.
2030 climate and energy goals for a competitive, secure and low-carbon EU economy
European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 January 2014 A reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40% below the 1990 level, an EU-wide binding target for renewable energy of at least 27%, renewed ambitions for energy efficiency policies, a new governance system and a set of new indicators to ensure...