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The rules governing the EU’s internal gas market will in future also apply to gas pipelines to and from third countries. The Romanian Presidency of the Council reached a provisional agreement with the European Parliament on an amendment to the so-called gas directive. The agreement will now be submitted to the member states’ representatives in the Council for endorsement.
New rules for improving the functioning of the EU gas market and strengthening solidarity between Member States have been provisionally agreed by negotiators from the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission.
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Largest ever European Investment Bank engagement in Africa since 1965. Direct support for 59 private sector and sustainable development projects 20 African countries.
The EIB financing will support Fingrid’s investment programme, which aims to rehabilitate and develop the electricity transmission network that stretches throughout all of Finland. The addition of a new line to the north-south interconnector will enable new wind energy – planned in the north of the country – to reach load centres in the south. Refurbishment of lines and substations will replace infrastructure at the end of its lifetime with more efficient and modernised equipment, adapted to current consumption volumes.