US pushes for EU energy diversification

Shale gas, nuclear, energy efficiency and CCS should all be explored, says deputy energy secretary.

Officials from the United States and the European Union held high-level talks this morning (2 April) in Brussels to discuss ways in which the US can help Europe diversify its energy sources to reduce its dependence on Russia. The EU currently obtains 30% of its imported natural gas from Russia, the majority of which is transported by pipeline through Ukraine.

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