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General Policy, Markets & Corporate Jean-Claude Juncker (photograph: European People's Party, CC BY 2.0)

New EU fund to boost energy interconnection

Energy infrastructure and energy efficiency projects are set to be supported by a new EU investment fund projected to be worth at least €315bn

Transport, Pollution & Nature Transport, shipping (Credit: L2F1)

EC hopes for ship pollution law compliance

The shipping industry has warned of problems in meeting strict new sulphur emissions limits just over a month before they come into force, but the European Commission says 100% compliance is possible

Energy, Products Energy efficiency, halogen light

Research casts doubt on delay to halogen bulb ban

The European market for efficient light-emitting diodes is developing years ahead of previous projections, casting doubt on a looming decision to delay a ban on less efficient halogen lights

Products Jim Nicholson

MEPs push for strict nano food rules

MEPs will call for tighter restrictions on the use of nanomaterials when talks with member states on a new regulation on novel foods begin next week

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Energy union plans

People, Maroš Šefcovic: (credit: Katarzyna Czerwinska/Senat Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej)

MEPs have approved Maroš Šefčovič as energy union commissioner following a European Parliament hearing on 20 October where he outlined his five-point plan for the role.

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