An EU-U.S. Energy Council launched Wednesday in Washington provides a framework for bilateral dialogue on energy security and low-carbon technology.
Innovation and development in green energy technology gain momentum at the local and regional levels, writes EU Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs.
The European Commission is funding several research projects examining the storage of renewable energy resources, the European energy commissioner said.
Russian plans to expand gas networks in Europe poses no direct threat to the $10.3 billion Nabucco pipeline, the European energy commissioner said.
Europe may need more than one alternate gas transport option if it hopes to provide sweeping energy security across the region, Nord Stream executives say.
European Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs singled out Slovenia as the least prepared for a natural gas crisis of all member states.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin announced last week that Ukraine must purchase 19.5 billion cubic meters of gas to supply to the European Union.
Legislation enacted in the European Union can help drive the move for energy efficiency and lower emissions, the EU energy commissioner says.
The diversification of the European energy sector hinges not only on the Nabucco pipeline but also on liquefied natural gas from Qatar, an EU official said.
Brussels should play a greater role in the energy sector to avert a repeat of the January gas row between Russia and Ukraine, Ukraine's energy minister said.