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Brussels Briefing on Energy: All you need to know for October 2014

October 14, 2014 - Energy

In this Brussels Briefing on Energy, leading energy journalist Hughes Belin provides an overview of the European Union’s most pressing energy issues:

Juncker Commission: Miguel Arias Cañete’s portfolio for Climate Action and Energy has been securedEnergy Union is uncertain after Slovenia’s Alenka Bratušek resigned
– Green light for the Hinkley Point C nuclear project
– The European Commission published a study on the subsidies and costs of EU energy, and a report on Internal Energy Market progress
– Current Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger will report on the energy security stress test and potential proposals to mitigate the risks of gas disruptions this winter on 16 October
– A deal on the 2030 climate and energy package is expected to be announced on 23 or 24 October
– Look ahead: Communication on nuclear risk insurance

Featuring statements by the current European Commissioner for CompetitionJoaquín Almunia, and Marie Donnelly, Director for Energy Transition at the European Commission.

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