Industry, Research and Energy

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...

Climate change

The EU’s prosperity and global relevance over the coming decades will depend on our ability to innovate. An energy system is the bloodstream to...

Piggy bank saving electricity and heating costs

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

Real Estate Market

Setting up unrealistic targets will brutally affect the EU's main climate policy tool - the Emissions Trading System (ETS) “The...



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.


European Parliament
Press Release
23.01.2012 - 11:45

Amalia Sartori MEP elected Chairwoman of ITRE Committee

"It is with great satisfaction that I accept this role to which I have been assigned. From now until the end of the parliamentary term I will play this role with balance, neutrality, but also...
Flight attendant serving business people on airplane
Press Release
19.01.2012 - 11:00

Space Policy: improving European citizens quality of life

Italian MEP Aldo Patriciello's own-initiative Report on 'A space strategy for the European Union' was adopted today at the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg. "The Report...



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