The European Union in its present-day form is the result of various associations of individual states such as the ECSC and the EEC. These organisations were founded in the 1950s, in part to enable the production and trading of energy under common sets of rules. However, a truly coherent energy policy did not emerge until 2007 when the European Energy Strategy was first adopted. Current challenges include issues such as climate change and energy efficiency, the dependence on fossil fuel imports, the energy transition or the return of the US to fossil fuels.
German Chancellor Merkel's government reaches a deal on a broad climate plan for the country that commits at least 100 billion euros by 2030 to environmental protection
3 months ago
The EU is taking measures against Turkey due to its gas drilling activities off the shore of the European Union member state Cyprus. The EU is considering what Turkey is doing as illegal.
5 months ago
The EU's investment arm risks torpedoing the bloc's commitment to abide by climate goals by financing gas infrastructure projects, according to new analysis
6 months ago
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