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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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"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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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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Satellite In The Ray Of Light
Press Release
21.06.2017 - 10:13

EU space endeavour will put more jobs on the ground

“Space is everywhere and concerns almost all public policies. It is a strategic domain. We have to therefore guarantee independent access to space for Europe. It is a major step to achieve a...
Apple iPhone 6s plus with Airbnb application on the screen.
Press Release
15.06.2017 - 10:46

Europe should not leave the sharing economy to the US

The collaborative economy is developing fast and Europe should not leave the opportunities of this digital revolution to the US. The sharing economy has meant EU citizens can now enjoy lower prices,...
photo of person holding a smartphone
Press Release
15.06.2017 - 09:01

A European success: end of roaming benefits 500 million

As of today, roaming charges in the EU will disappear. Spanish MEP Pilar Del Castillo, who negotiated the historic agreement on behalf the European Parliament, said “the elimination of roaming...
European energy efficiency classification
Press Release
13.06.2017 - 12:46

Energy Efficiency Label: popular colour scheme revamped

From green to orange, through to red. This is the colour scale of the established energy label for easy consumer orientation in assessing the energy efficiency of household appliances. Despite the...
Woman using her cell phone
Press Release
01.06.2017 - 11:48

More muscle needed for 5G mobile networks

“5G is more than a mobile revolution. It will be an engine for change, bringing disruptive innovation across industries, developing business models and creating new quality networks (Very High...
Surfing on the Internet
Press Release
30.05.2017 - 10:57

WiFi4EU: developing internet access everywhere in the EU

Last night, negotiators from the European Parliament, the Commission and the Council reached an agreement to launch the WiFi4EU initiative. It aims at bringing high-quality wireless internet access...

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