Europe's energy sector is set for a transformation in the future with the use of renewable power sources and the introduction of intelligent IT systems being the principle developments driving change, the European Commission's Vice President Šefčovič told world leaders at Davos.
The European Commission has opened a new consultation seeking views on improving EU rules on the security of gas supplies, in a bid to further improve Europe's resilience to gas supply disruptions. The consultation is open until 18 March 2015.
The European Commission has published new analysis on European gas and electricity markets covering the third quarter of 2014. Gain some key insights on these markets and find out top facts from the reports.
New energy efficiency measures - covering cooking appliances, coffee-making and networked devices such as printers - will help Europeans save €45 per household and the amount of energy consumed by 11 million homes per year in electricity.
EU-US Energy Council supports EU-brokered Ukraine-Russia gas accord and the EU's Energy Security Strategy. The Council also supported the goal to build an Energy Union aiming at affordable, secure and sustainable energy.
195 nations discuss climate change in Lima at a UN meeting. The talks are preparing the ground for the UN climate summit in Paris November 2015.
The European Commission has asked EU countries to comply with EU rules. Romania must comply with EU rules on security of gas supply, Bulgaria and Hungary must fully transpose the EU energy efficiency directive, and Greece must comply with EU rules on energy efficiency in buildings.
The Association of the Mediterranean Energy Regulators (MEDREG), the European Commission's Directorate-General for Energy and the Association of Mediterranean Transmission System Operators (Med-TSO) have signed an agreement aiming at establishing a Euro-Mediterranean Platform on regional electricity markets.
Conference on EU Energy Union explored how to guarantee security of supply for all consumers and stable and affordable energy prices for European businesses. The conference analysed and discussed, among leading political and business actors all the crucial and sensitive components of an EU Energy Union.
World oil supplies are not stable and carbon emissions from energy are not falling fast enough, IEA World Energy Outlook 2014 says.