Energy
23 April 2015

Commission authorises ocean energy demonstration scheme in Portugal. The scheme will support demonstration projects with a total installed capacity of 50 megawatts (MW).

21 April 2015

European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete, and the Director-General of DG Energy, Dominique Ristori, are attending the 7th European Economic Congress, Poland

17 April 2015

On 17 April 2015, Member States agreed to the Commission's proposal to postpone the phase-out of inefficient "D"-class halogen lamps by two years to 1 September 2018. This will allow light emitting diode (LED) technology to continue maturing and become cheaper.

16 April 2015

The European Commission has found that German plans to support the building of 20 offshore wind farms are in line with EU state aid rules. Seventeen wind farms will be located in the North Sea and three in the Baltic Sea.

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