Offshore Wind Energy Drives European Energy Programme for Recovery

A mid-term review of the European Energy Programme for Recovery has found that offshore wind energy is the strongest performer of the three areas selected for funding in terms of investment, creating jobs and putting investment in place quickly. The Eur4 billion European Energy Programme for Recovery (EEPR) was launched in 2009 in response to … Read more

€180 Million EU Funding For Dutch Carbon Capture and Storage Project

The European Commission has authorised The Netherlands under EU state aid rules to provide a €150 million grant for a CO2 capture and storage (CCS) demonstration project to a joint venture between E.ON and GDF Suez. The joint venture will construct a CO2 capture plant in the Rotterdam port area with the aim to capture … Read more

EU Strengthens Rules on Security of Gas Supply For Citizens

The European Commission has welcomed the adoption of the Security of Gas Supply Regulation by the European Parliament. The new legislation will strengthen the coordination between Member States and ensure that effective action will be taken in advance to prevent and mitigate the consequences of gas supply disruptions. The regulation is a major step forward … Read more