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The EU’s new heating and cooling strategy

The European Commission announced a Heating and Cooling Strategy aimed at reducing energy waste. Heating and cooling currently account for 50% of the EU’s annual energy consumption. This includes 59% of total gas consumption and 13% of total oil consumption

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Towards Energy Union: The Commission presents sustainable energy security package

The Commission today unveiled a package of energy security measures to equip the EU for global energy transition to address possible energy supply interruptions. Energy security dimension is one of the cornerstones of the Energy Union strategy, a key political

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Empowering energy consumers

Recognising that citizens must be at the core of the Energy Union, the Commission presents a Communication on delivering a new deal for energy consumers, based on a three-pillar strategy: 1. helping consumers save money and energy through better information;

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Wind energy provides 8% of Europe’s electricity

EU’s grid connected cumulative capacity in 2014 reached 129 GW, meeting 8% of European electricity demand, equivalent to the combined annual consumption of Belgium, the Netherlands, Greece and Ireland. According to a JRC report, the impressive growth of the industry

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