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Survey shows majority of Europeans agree that the EU should ensure secure, clean, and affordable energy

13 September 2019
According to a new Eurobarometer survey published by the European Commission, 90% of Europeans agree that the EU’s energy policy priorities should be to ensure secure, clean and affordable energy for all Europeans – the main pillars of the EU’s energy union. In terms of EU energy policy, the…

EU continues to lead the global fight against climate change

13 September 2019
On 11 September, the European Commission adopted a Communication reaffirming the EU's commitment to accelerated climate ambition, ahead of the Climate Action Summit being organised by the United Nations Secretary General in New York on 23 September. The Commission’s Vice-president for the Energy…
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The von der Leyen Commission: for a Union that strives for more

11 September 2019
Yesterday, President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her team and the new structure of the next European Commission. The new College of Commissioners will have eight Vice-Presidents. Three Executive Vice-Presidents (Frans Timmermans, Netherlands; Margrethe Vestager, Denmark; Valdis…
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Take part in the new #EU4Energy Babushka competition and you can win a 3D printer

09 September 2019
The #EU4Energy Babushka is back with a new competition! Running on social media from 9th to 19th of September, Babushka will test your knowledge about how to save energy and money by being more energy efficient. You have a chance to win one of 10 prizes, including the main prize of a 3D printer!…
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2020 EU budget: Council supports continued focus on growth, innovation, security and migration

03 September 2019
The Council wants the EU's budget to continue to focus on strengthening the European economy and boosting its competitiveness. Other priorities include ensuring sufficient funding for migration and the protection of the EU's external borders, strengthening civil protection, tackling climate change…
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Energy Community experts cycle 460 km to this year’s Summer School

29 August 2019
The clean energy transition is at the heart of the Energy Community’s activities and the key focus of this year’s Energy Community Summer School, taking place on 24–31 August in Kraków, Poland. In order to reduce the carbon footprint of the event and demonstrate the importance of taking ambitious…
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Fourth Energy Community Summer School inspires next generation of energy leaders

28 August 2019
The fourth edition of the Energy Community Summer School started on 24 August at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland. Over the course of the week, 40 postgraduate students and young professionals will gain knowledge of the economic, sustainability, technical, legal and political…
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Belarus: Survey shows Polack residents now save more energy and resources than in 2016

28 August 2019
A new survey shows that residents of Polack, Belarus, tend to save more energy in their everyday lives and think more about the environment than they did in 2016. This year, 86% of respondents confirmed that they try to save energy at home. In contrast, in 2016, only 79% of people said they were…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

26 August 2019
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
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Gas market reform: more at stake than just the price of energy bills

06 August 2019
According to a new blog post by Energy Community gas expert Peter Pozsgai, the EU4Energy Governance project has been providing vital support to the governments of Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine in preparing the legislative and regulatory frameworks for gas market reform. According to…