Following a strong increase in energy imports in the EU between 2021 and 2022, the scenario is different in 2023, with imports dropping for the second quarter in a row when compared with the same period in the previous year.
Today, the Commission is launching the third opportunity for European companies to register their gas purchase needs via the AggregateEU mechanism, in view of jointly purchasing gas on the international market.
The new, recast Energy Efficiency Directive (EU) 2023/1791 on energy efficiency, which was adopted by the European Parliament and the Council earlier this year, has been published.
Reducing energy consumption and achieving energy savings is essential to deliver the European Green Deal.
Energy from renewable sources reduces greenhouse gas emissions and lowers our dependence on imported fossil fuels.
The EU's integrated internal energy market helps to keep energy affordable and guarantee secure supplies.
The EU's strategy for secure, competitive, and sustainable energy.
Ensuring the efficient and responsible use of fossil fuels.
A modern energy infrastructure, connecting markets and regions, is crucial to meet EU’s energy and climate goals.
The EU works to ensure that energy supplies from abroad are secure and affordable.
Innovation in low-carbon and clean energy technologies are essential to fulfil the EU’s energy union strategy.
EU programmes, calls for tenders and private-public initiatives to finance energy projects.
EU energy cooperation with countries around the world and international institutions.
The EU aims to ensure safe and secure use of civil nuclear energy which generates almost 30% of its electricity.
Our energy systems need to be sufficiently flexible to facilitate cross-border, cross-sector innovation and investment.
Heat pumps are an efficient, sustainable and increasingly affordable heating solution that will help Europe in its transition towards a cleaner, greener future.
The Commission is working on a Heat Pump Action Plan to accelerate its roll-out across the EU. This video explains what heat pumps are, how they work and the kind of buildings they are for.
- Brussels, Belgium
- Brussels, Belgium