Articles tagged with "#Europe"

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New Italy PM eyes domestic energy security

Boosting national gas and renewables production are among the energy pledges of the new government in Italy led by far-right leader Giorgia Meloni, which was sworn in on October 22.

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Spanish oil major Repsol frees up cash for green investment

Repsol said the flow of cash will help its strategic goal of investing 35% of its capital expenditure, or 5.5 billion euros, in low carbon projects in the 2021-2025 period.

Nord Stream explosions highlight global security threat

Security experts question whether it is possible to protect every part of the energy sector’s critical infrastructure, following the explosions at the Nord Stream gas pipelines.

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Calls for EU withdrawal from fossil fuel protection treaty

Climate activists are increasingly calling for a coordinated withdrawal of EU countries from an obscure international treaty that allows energy companies to sue governments over legislation that they deem as hurting their fossil fuel investments. Italy was recently ordered to pay £210m in compensation to the UK’s Rockhopper.

France, Spain gas link in limbo, poses stranded asset risk

A new gas pipeline between France and Spain has been talked about for decades but even the current gas crisis may not result in the project being built.

New UK PM does shale u-turn, incensing environmentalists

New UK Prime Minister Liz Truss has lifted the moratorium on shale gas fracking, raising environmental concerns.

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Gas, nuclear disputed ahead of Italy’s elections

The future of gas in Italy is increasingly a matter of contention among parties, as the Ukraine crisis exposed the country’s dependence on Russian imports.

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EU deal to cut gas by 15% promises dispute resolution

The deal helped smooth over disputes over who should carry the largest burden of cutting Russian gas use.

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As gas shortages loom, Germany hastens energy transition

Germany is in the process of adopting a number of laws that it hopes will help speed up the energy transition and achieve an 80% renewables target in the electricity sector by 2030.

EU boiler ban could cut Russian gas by 28%

A ban on fossil boilers across EU households from 2023 could, by 2030, lead to gas savings by 2020 equalling 11% of the total gas imports and 28% of Russian imports, a new study has found.