Tag Archives: European Union (EU)

EU Gas Dependence on Russia Falls by 50%

The European Union has reduced its dependence on Russian gas deliveries by 50 percent, but savings will be necessary to make up for the difference with alternative supplies. This is what the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell said this week in a …

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EU Ministers Struggle over 15% Gas-Cut Plan

EU energy ministers gather in Brussels on Tuesday (26 July) for a special council meeting, with several countries aiming to water down the EU Commission’s winter emergency gas plan. Some member states are hoping to soften the bloc’s plan to require them to use less gas over winter, as Europe …

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EU to Members: Reduce Gas Use after New Putin Warning

After President Vladimir Putin warned that Russian gas and oil sent to Europe could be further reduced and even stopped, the European Union this week called on member states to cut gas use by 15 percent by March. After a 10-day shutdown for annual maintenance, supplies via the Nord Stream …

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