BEIJING/GUIYANG – Dr Fatih Birol, the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) was in China from 7-9 July for talks with Chinese ministers on opportunities to broaden and deepen collaboration to bolster energy security, reduce carbon intensity, and improve air quality.
This commentary was written by members of the IEA’s Environment and Climate Change Unit: Anita Hafner, Peter Janoska and Caroline Lee.
The EBRD Board of Directors has approved an up to €500 million loan today for the construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), a priority project of the European Union (EU) and the Energy Community.
An important step towards completing the Energy Union: through diversification of sources and competition, EU citizens will get a wider range of choices and stronger energy security.
Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete and Energy Ministers and representatives from 9 EU Member States and 8 Energy Community Contracting Parties participated in the fifth CESEC High Level Group Ministerial in Sofia on 29 June, and discussed the next steps of their enhanced regional cooperation in all energy-related matters.