Energy from renewable sources met 15% of the gross final consumption of energy in the EU in 2013, according to Eurostat.
On 20 March, the European Commission hosted the inaugural meeting of the trilateral talks with Ukraine and the Russian Federation on the follow-up to the Winter Package.
The EU leaders met on 19 March to set out the first steps of an Energy Union. The European Council strengthened their commitment for affordable, secure and sustainable energy within the EU.
DG Energy and Eurostat sign Memorandum of Understanding outlining main European statistics needed for the planning and implementation of EU energy policies
Conference discusses how renewable energy boosts energy security and how Europe can set the standard for the rest of the world – watch it live
The Commission has launched a new call for proposals for Projects of Common Interest to help finance key trans-European energy infrastructure. Information Day 16 March! Watch the livestream now!
Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič attends opening ceremony of TANAP gas pipeline in Turkey:
Turkey-EU High Level Energy Dialogue: Joint Declaration
The Citizens' Energy Forum – an annual event on involving consumers in a competitive, 'smart', energy efficient and fair EU energy retail market – has welcomed plans for Energy Union with citizens at its core.
Would you like to organise an event dedicated to promoting sustainable energy as part of EU Sustainable Energy Week? Find out how
A new consultation seeking your views on candidate Smart Grid PCIs is now open! Running from 5 March to 15 April, the consultation would like your opinion on a list of Smart Grid projects in the running for the 'Projects of Common Interest' (PCI) label.