Video message by Commissioner Simson at the Clean energy for EU islands Forum 2023
During the event, Commissioner Simson delivered a message reflecting on the achievements and future steps for the transition to cleaner, greener and more affordable energy.
European Green Deal: EU Modernisation Fund invests €2.4 billion to accelerate the green transition in seven EU countries
The investments will help EU countries to reduce dependency on Russian fossil fuels, meet their 2030 climate and energy targets, and contribute to the EU's long-term commitment to reaching climate neutrality by 2050.
Cooking appliances: Public consultation on ecodesign and energy labelling requirements
Τhe European Commission has today launched a 12-week public consultation on ecodesign and energy labelling requirements for cooking appliances.
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.
Markets and consumers
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.
Oil, gas and coal
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.
Research and technology
Innovation in low-carbon and clean energy technologies are essential to fulfil the EU’s energy union strategy.
Funding and financing
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.
Energy system integration
Our energy systems need to be sufficiently flexible to facilitate cross-border, cross-sector innovation and investment.
Action and measures on energy prices
Energy label and ecodesign
Weekly Oil Bulletin
In focus: Clean energy transition and energy system integration
The DG ENER’s Director for the Green Transition and Energy System Integration reflects on the situation for renewables in the context of the energy crisis, the recently agreed changes to the renewables directive, and the prospects for hydrogen and biomethane.
Quarterly reports confirm stabilising gas and electricity markets at the end of 2022
Gas prices market indicators, such as spreads between spot prices and forward contracts and price premiums on European trading hubs, started to normalise as last year’s comprehensive set of EU initiatives to fight the energy crisis resulted in tangible improvements.
Meet Gerrit-Jan, a machine operator in the Netherlands. He builds panels for insulating buildings that help to improve their energy performance and save on energy bills.
This clip is part of a new series of videos presenting individual portraits of people working in the energy sector across Europe. They tell us about their ambitions and hopes and share what inspired them to pursue this professional path.