Industry welcomes move to stop retrospective changes to support schemes, but calls on Commissioner to also slash fossil fuel subsidies
Günther Oettinger has unveiled a list of 250 energy infrastructure projects to benefit from fresh funding, but is it enough to drive investment?
Businesses welcome move to provide greater certainty post 2020 but green groups warn proposals are "deeply disappointing"
New Commission policy papers also propose 30 per cent of energy comes from renewable sources to offer certainty for investors
Over 70 companies sign letter to EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger claiming retroactive cuts are damaging investor confidence
EU Council approves Energy Efficiency Directive paving the way for it to be signed into law next month
EirGrid Interconnector will transmit green electricity between the two countries and opens up prospect of European 'supergrid'
Draft proposals in October will cap biofuels derived from wheat or rapeseed at five per cent of transport fuel
Measures agreed fall short of agreed 20 per cent drop in energy consumption
Commissioner says new targets for renewable energy, emissions reductions and energy efficiency may be needed to sustain green growth
But environmental groups argue decision violates Aarhus Convention guaranteeing them the right to participate in green decision-making
New directive would compel energy companies to fit efficiency measures worth 1.5 per cent of sales each year
Breach of vessel containing fuel rods increases likelihood that rods have been exposed and radioactive water has leaked
European Union energy commissioner says all member states must produce smart meter targets by 2012
Energy audits and building refurbishment targets designed to cut energy use 20 per cent by 2020
Commissioner says 80 per cent cuts by 2050 are feasible, but only if faster progress is delivered this decade
BusinessGreen cast an eye over the key points from the Commission's new Energy Efficiency Plan