Energy was high on the agenda at the Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga on 21-22 May 2015. Leaders from the EU, EU countries, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine attended the Summit.
The new 'International Energy Charter' has been adopted and signed at a High Level Ministerial Conference held in The Hague, the Netherlands, on 20 and 21 May.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved financing for four investment projects in energy efficiency, renewable energy and strategic energy infrastructure.
G7 Energy Ministers and their representatives and European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy met in Hamburg, Germany to discuss ways to boost sustainable energy security. Check Storify.
Zaragoza – Spain's fifth largest city – has awarded an 'Estrella de Europa' (European Star) to the EU's Convenant of Mayors initiative.
Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete travelled to Algeria and Morocco on 5-7 May to deepen energy and climate ties between the EU and its partners in the South and East Mediterranean regions. Check Storify.
15 energy infrastructure projects receive funding under EU's Connecting Europe Facility
European Commission signs €43 million financing agreement for one of the world's largest solar energy projects in Morocco.
24 Mayors and Representatives of Local Authorities from six UfM members in the south Mediterranean region have signed the Covenant of Mayors committing to cut carbon emissions.
Three new Euro-Mediterranean platforms on gas, the regional electricity market, and renewables and energy efficiency have just been unveiled.