EU gas contingency plan comes into effect today

The plan calls for all European countries to voluntarily reduce their gas consumption by 15%

German Government ‘likely to face legal challenges to gas rationing’

Law experts suggest some German businesses see gas rationing as a “nightmare scenario”

Total cut-off of Russian gas a likely scenario, says EU chief

The EU Commission has proposed a target for all countries to cut gas consumption by 15% from August to March

G7 warned ‘don’t allow climate to take a back seat’

A new report implores the leaders to reject a return to fossil fuels, during their recent meeting in Germany

EU unveils €300bn package to slash reliance on Russia’s energy

The EU Commission President has highlighted the need for a “rapid reduction” in European reliance on Russian oil and gas

How much Russian oil is Europe importing?

Russia was the largest supplier of petroleum to Europe in 2021, according to a new report

EU to fund Bulgaria’s €6.3bn recovery plan

Bulgaria aims to triple renewable generation and cut GHG emissions from the power sector by 40%

Britain won’t pay in roubles for Russian gas

BEIS plans to liaise with companies about potential issues

“Rouble gas payments could be breach of contracts”

Energy can not be used to blackmail countries, the President of the European Commission has said

EU closes deal for US gas supply to cut Russian dependency

It is looking to cut its use of Russian gas by two-thirds this year