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Activists urge EU to go for 100% renewable energy

Press release | October 9, 2017 at 7:58

** High-res photo and video available at bit.ly/GP_9Oct17** Brussels – Climate change activists unfurled a giant banner in the centre of the Schuman roundabout in Brussels – just outside the headquarters of the European Commission, the...

Activists set up solar panels on European Parliament as EU talks on renewables enter...

Press release | May 17, 2018 at 9:40

Brussels – Activists have installed solar panels on the European Parliament in Brussels on the day EU talks on renewable energy enter a crucial stage.

Energy Council – Commission must hear Energy Ministers’ call on renewables beyond 2020

Press release | December 3, 2012 at 11:25

Brussels - EU energy ministers acknowledged during their Council meeting today the need to support renewable energy after 2020, said Greenpeace.

Commission investigates state aid for power companies – Greenpeace comment

Press release | April 29, 2015 at 11:30

Brussels - Reacting to today’s announcement by the European Commission that it is conducting a probe into state aid for power companies, Greenpeace EU energy policy adviser Tara Connolly said:

Report: The potential of energy citizens in the EU

Publication | September 26, 2016 at 16:08

With an increasing share of renewable energy sources (RES) in the European Union (EU), the role of energy consumers as active participants in the energy system is bound to expand, as the developments in an increasing number of EU Member States...

Media briefing on the Commission’s energy security strategy

Publication | May 28, 2014 at 8:30

The Ukraine crisis has once again highlighted Europe’s vulnerability to energy import disruptions. There is a risk that, as in 2006 and 2009, gas imports from Russia through Ukraine could drop or dry up completely. These imports represent over...

Energy: a thorny issue for the EU summit

Publication | March 19, 2014 at 8:03

Top billing at this week's EU summit (20 and 21 March) will go to the crisis unfolding in Ukraine. Beyond immediate security concerns, developments in Crimea are likely to focus the minds of EU leaders on the need to strengthen the EU’s energy...

Subsidising the past

Publication | April 8, 2014 at 14:19

A new report prepared by the Warsaw Institute for Economic Studies for Greenpeace Poland reveals that cumulative public financial support for coal-based power in Poland amounted to PLN170 billion (€40.5 billion2) between 1990 and 2012. In...

Commission fails to shut the door on harmful biofuels

Press release | October 17, 2012 at 11:48

Brussels – The European Commission will today finally recognise the destructive side-effects of biofuels made from palm oil, rapeseed and soybeans and other food crops. But its long-awaited proposal to clean up Europe’s biofuels policy will do...

Commission warns countries not to forego benefits of renewables

Press release | June 6, 2012 at 18:28

Brussels – The European Commission will call on European governments to stand behind the development of renewable energy to unlock its full environmental and economic potential. The formal recommendations – which will be contained in a...

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