Industry, Research and Energy

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The European Parliament has confirmed the agreement with the Council on a revised Directive for Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD). “A...

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gas pipe line

"Far too often, gas supply has been used as a political weapon. We cannot ‘disarm’ the impure intentions of others but we can arm...

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EU electricity market: more competition to the benefit of consumers

Krišjānis Kariņš, EPP Group MEP and Rapporteur of the Internal Market for Electricity Report voted today in the Industry Committee,...

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World glove on The field

The reform of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) will be crucial to achieve the EU’s CO2 reduction goals. It creates a Modernisation Fund to...

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The Committee on Industry, Research and Energy is responsible for the Union's industrial policy and the application of new technologies, including measures relating to SMEs, for the Union's research policy, including the dissemination and exploitation of research findings, for Community measures related to energy policy in general, the security of energy supply and energy efficiency including the establishment and development of trans-European networks in the energy infrastructure sector and for the information society and information technology, including the establishment and development of trans-European networks in the telecommunication infrastructure sector.

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Real Estate Market
Press Release
27.11.2017 - 10:29

EPP Group denounce utopian approach to energy savings

Setting up unrealistic targets will brutally affect the EU's main climate policy tool - the Emissions Trading System (ETS) “The effective use of energy is one of the best ways to save...
Climate change
Press Release
09.11.2017 - 08:08

CO2 emissions: EU finalises ETS reform

The EU has taken an important step forward in its efforts to achieve the Paris climate goals. Late last night, representatives of the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of...
Improving the emergency services for EU citizens
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18.10.2017 - 16:30

Improving the emergency services for EU citizens

The EPP Group hosted a cross-party event in the European Parliament in Brussels at which MEPs met representatives from the emergency services from across the European Union. The aims of the event...
Real Estate Market
Press Release
11.10.2017 - 10:32

Energy-saving buildings good for the climate and your wallet

"Europeans and their buildings must contribute to a sustainable European energy system. To do so, we must give our citizens the right tools and incentives to make their buildings more energy...
Fiber Optic cables
Press Release
02.10.2017 - 20:03

New telecoms rules make for faster internet, fiber and 5G

Investments in ‘Fiber to the home’, high-capacity 5G networks and no more extra fees on intra-EU calls. These are all elements in the updated basic rules for telecom companies - the so-...
gas pipe line
Press Release
12.09.2017 - 13:09

Gas supply will never again be used as political weapon

“A legally-binding solidarity mechanism and a harmonised EU-wide list of protected customers mean that gas supplies will no longer be used as a political weapon or an instrument of blackmail...

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