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EU Energy Briefing: All You Need to Know for December 2015 [VIDEO]

December 2, 2015 by David Thual

European Energy News for December

In this latest Brussels Briefing on Energy for viEUws - the EU Policy Broadcaster, leading journalist Hughes Belin provides an overview of the latest EU energy policy developments, including State of the Energy Union, Energy Council's conclusions on a governance plan, Nordstream II, and the Hinkley Point C.[read more]

Brussels Briefing on Environment: All You Need to Know for November 2015 [VIDEO]

November 10, 2015 by David Thual

European Environmental News

In this latest Brussels Briefing on Environment for viEUws, Sonja van Renssen provides an overview of EU environment policy developments, including the EU ETS reform, the latest news on car emissions standards in the wake of the Volkswagen Scandal, and the the long-awaited Circular Economy Package.[read more]

EU Energy Briefing: All You Need to Know for October and November 2015 [VIDEO]

October 28, 2015 by David Thual

EU Energy News

In this latest Brussels Briefing on Energy, we provide an overview of the latest European Union energy policy developments, including State of the Energy Union, €300 million grant agreement on a gas pipeline between Poland and Lithuania, and the new illustrative nuclear programme (PINC).[read more]

EU Environment and Climate Policy Briefing: All You Need to Know for October [VIDEO]

October 19, 2015 by David Thual

October Energy News

In this Brussels Briefing on Environment for viEUws - the EU Policy Broadcaster, leading journalist Sonja van Renssen provides an overview of the latest EU environment and climate policy developments, including information on the upcoming COP 21 conference in Paris.[read more]

Top 5 EU Energy: All You Need to Know for the Luxembourg EU Presidency [VIDEO]

July 9, 2015 by David Thual

EU Presidency Implications

In this special briefing for viEUws - the EU Policy Broadcaster, leading energy journalist Hughes Belin picks out the top 5 energy issues that will be discussed by the European institutions under the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union.[read more]

Where is Future EU Gas Demand Going? Implications for Russian and US LNG Exports to Europe

June 26, 2015 by Roman Kilisek

Liquid Natural Gas Demand and Exports

A new paper calls into question official EU projections regarding EU gas demand, which raises important questions about the economic viability of new gas import infrastructure – both pipelines and especially LNG terminals – and, by extension, about gas supply diversification efforts to enhance overall EU energy security.[read more]

Two Degrees: EU Climate Debate Highlights Key Ingredients for a Deal in Paris [VIDEO]

June 25, 2015 by David Thual
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EU Climate Debate

Sonja van Renssen is joined by Jos Delbeke, Director General for Climate Action, European Commission, Kathleen Van Brempt MEP, Vice-president of the S&D Group, and Eirik Wærness, Chief Economist and Vice President, Statoil, to debate: “Road to Paris: can the EU retain its leadership role at COP21?”[read more]

EU Energy Briefing: All You Need to Know for June [VIDEO]

June 17, 2015 by David Thual

EU Energy News

In this latest Brussels Briefing on Energy for viEUws - the European Union Policy Broadcaster, leading journalist Hughes Belin provides an overview of the latest European Union energy policy developments, including a review of the EU's efforts to reach renewable energy goals.[read more]

Is Germany Outsourcing Its Future Energy Security?

June 15, 2015 by Roman Kilisek
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German Energy Planning

German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Sigmar Gabriel recently touted another step towards enhancing EU energy security via regional cooperation. The Minister and 11 of his colleagues from neighboring countries signed a declaration to ensure the supply of electricity among those countries.[read more]

EU Energy Briefing: All You Need to Know for May and June [VIDEO]

May 21, 2015 by David Thual

EU Energy News

In this latest Brussels Briefing on Energy for viEUws - the European Union Policy Broadcaster, leading journalist Hughes Belin provides an overview of the latest European Union energy policy developments, including the EU's internal energy market, and the G7 energy ministers meeting in Hamburg.[read more]

First Real Debate on the EU Energy Union Reveals Top Priorities [VIDEO]

May 18, 2015 by David Thual

EU Energy Union Debate

Sonja van Renssen is joined by Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Energy Union), Morten Helveg Petersen MEP and Anders Marvik (Statoil EU Affairs) to debate the question: “Where to next for the Energy Union?"[read more]

EU Energy Briefing: All You Need to Know for April and May [VIDEO]

April 28, 2015 by David Thual

European Energy News for April and May

In this latest Brussels Briefing on Energy for viEUws - the European Union Policy Broadcaster, leading journalist Hughes Belin provides an overview of the latest E.U. energy policy developments, including news on Gazprom, and agreements between Greece and Russia.[read more]

Russia-Ukraine Gas Row Encore Bodes Poorly for Winter Supply Security

April 20, 2015 by Roman Kilisek

European Energy Security and Supply

The next winter is approaching fast in natural gas terms. While temperatures are slowly rising in the Northern Hemisphere and cherry blossoms bloom in D.C., across the pond the EU Commission kicked off a fresh series of trilateral gas talks between Russia, Ukraine, and the EU.[read more]

EU Environment and Climate Policy Briefing: All You Need to Know for April [VIDEO]

April 15, 2015 by David Thual

EU Energy News for April

In this Brussels Briefing on Environment for viEUws - the European Union Policy Broadcaster, leading journalist Sonja van Renssen provides an overview and analysis of the latest European Union environment and climate policy developments on the continent.[read more]

Energy Efficiency: The 'First Fuel' and a Source of Energy in its Own Right

April 13, 2015 by Roman Kilisek
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Energy Efficiency and Fuel Resources

In the final EU Energy Union document “A Framework Strategy for a Resilient Energy Union with a Forward-Looking Climate Change Policy”, the European Commission recognized the massive importance of improving overall energy efficiency.[read more]