Bilateral contracts between six member states and Russia violate EU law.
Text drawn up by Lithuania makes more generous allowance for the use of first-generation biofuel in meeting EU targets for renewable energy.
Tariffs are now seen as a deterrent to keep companies compliant with maximum pricing arrangement.
MEPs have no mandate to oppose Council weakening of ILUC law.
Biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia to be subject to extra duty for five years.
The shale-energy revolution that started in the US is causing sweeping changes worldwide.
MEPs must choose between accepting a weak Council position on control of biofuel or handing the issue to the next Parliament
One year later than intended, Council and Parliament approve plan to raise the price of carbon.
Proposal was delayed because of split in German cabinet.
European Commission appoints Frenchman to key post.
Campaigners cry foul over missing figures.
National governments will have to give some details of energy agreements to the European Commission.
First new European nuclear plant since Fukushima could set precedent for EU state aid.
The EU needs to adjust its carbon-capture policy.
Legislation will most likely pass into a second reading.
Wide range of approaches across the EU.
Europe has nothing to lose and everything to gain from revolutionising its energy markets
€5 billion in EU funding available for 250 infrastructure projects
Companies ask the EU to stop subsidising the renewable energy sector.
Vote narrowly in favour of environmental impact assessments for fracking projects.
Member states spilt on treating nuclear as a ‘low-carbon' technology.
Call for state subsidies to boost nuclear industry
Why the economic pressure to create a comprehensive internal energy market is building
Commission proposal wins narrow approval.
Vote may be delayed or sent back to committee rather than have unclear mandate in negotiations with member states.