Industry, Research and Energy

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...

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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)....

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Real Estate Market

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

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Climate change

The EU has taken an important step forward in its efforts to achieve the Paris climate goals. Late last night, representatives of the European...

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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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Climate change
Press Release
17.01.2018 - 11:54

Ambition and flexibility for renewables and energy savings

”The creation of an Energy Union in Europe to provide citizens and businesses with secure, affordable and climate-friendly energy for the future is an important EPP Group priority. This is why...
Climate change
Press Release
11.01.2018 - 10:17

Energy future: households to consume and produce energy

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 many of our activities. Moreover, innovation in...
Piggy bank saving electricity and heating costs
Press Release
20.12.2017 - 09:00

Energy efficient buildings benefit climate and your wallet

The European Parliament has reached a preliminary agreement with the Council on a revised Directive for Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD). "With this agreement, we are taking an...
Energy Union
Press Release
06.12.2017 - 09:49

Energy Union needs a modern and flexible governance

“If we want to deliver on the 2030 targets and beyond, it is necessary to give the market some room for manoeuvre to make long-term investments in new and efficient technologies. The proposal...
Energy
Press Release
28.11.2017 - 11:31

Target for renewables good for both climate and growth

"I am delighted that we were able to reach an agreement that delivers a broad majority in the Industry, Research and Energy Committee in favour of boosting renewable energy deployment in the EU...
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...

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