Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras this week hailed the signing of a three-country agreement on the Greece-Albania-Italy Trans-Adriatic Pipeline.
The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline could be one of the first parts of the Southern Corridor to get natural gas from Caspian suppliers, the EU energy commissioner said.
The official debate over setting European greenhouse gas-reduction targets after 2020 began this week when EU energy ministers called for a new framework.
The European commissioner for energy said he found the South Stream natural gas pipeline, planned by Russia, to be "a very interesting project."
Europe's nuclear power plants are ill-equipped to cope with a natural disaster like the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, a report has revealed.
The EU energy commissioner said Friday he welcomed the political support given for the construction of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline project.
The European energy commissioner said the inauguration of an electricity line between Ireland and the British coast is an example of the gains of collaboration.
The European energy commissioner expressed his support for a move by Parliament to embrace improvements in energy efficiency across the board.
The European Union this week restarted negotiations with Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan on the possibility of an undersea trans-Caspian natural gas pipeline.
Competition in the European natural gas sector may be the best way forward for a region looking for a diverse market base, a spokesman for the Nabucco natural gas pipeline consortium said.