Gas pipeline reverse flow opening

Energy union strategy - the reaction

Politicians, stakeholders and environmentalists responded to today's energy union strategy positively but with a degree of scepticism about its real impact.

A worker is pictured in a gas distribution centre in Berlin

Modest measures for promoting EU energy union

Commission strategy will give new impetus to infrastructure projects, but the real ambition won't be clear until actual proposals materialise.

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MEPs stand their ground on biofuel

The environment committee has voted to maintain the European Parliament's original position and to give a mandate for second reading negotiations to start in the coming weeks.

Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Budapest

Putin grants Hungary easier gas terms

Hungary’s prime minister tells Europe that its competitiveness depends on Russia during visit by Russia’s president.