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EU Energy Policy

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What are the EU's energy sources?

Over half of the European Union’s energy is imported – mostly as fossil fuels like oil and natural gas, which provide the majority of our energy. Nucl...

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Environment, climate and energy
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What could be the energy of the future?

The sun is our star! It gives us incredible light and heat, thanks to a process called fusion. Can you imagine if we could reproduce this on Earth? It...

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What is energy efficiency?

Efficiency means getting more for less. If we are efficient with energy, we can enjoy the same levels of comfort or more, while using less! The EU ene...

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Environment, climate and energy
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What is energy?

Energy powers everything around us. In the EU, each of us uses a great deal of energy every day. Our electricity is often measured in kilowatt-hours. ...

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Environment, climate and energy
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What is renewable energy?

We can all play our part in protecting the environment and our climate by using greener forms of energy. Like renewable energy – so-called because it ...

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Environment, climate and energy
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