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EU energy ministers to continue discussions on ‘Fit for 55’ initiatives and high energy prices

1.12.2021 14.26
Kuvassa EU lippu
The EU's Energy Council will convene in Brussels on 2 December 2021. State Secretary Jukka Ihanus will represent Finland on behalf of Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä. The meeting will focus on the energy initiatives in the Fit for 55 package concerning renewable energy and energy efficiency and the recent rise in energy prices in Europe.

Minister Lintilä: Decarbonisation is Finland’s strategy for industrial growth

24.11.2021 11.21
Kuvassa ministeri Lintilä
Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä proposes that Finland and Sweden prepare a joint industrial strategy to promote a green transition. According to Lintilä, the discussions could start at a summit next year, which would bring together the countries’ top politicians and industrial and business leaders.

EU ministers to discuss energy prices at extraordinary Energy Council meeting on 26 October

25.10.2021 10.57
The EU energy ministers will meet at an extraordinary Council meeting in Luxembourg on Tuesday 26 October 2021. The only items on the agenda are the rising energy prices and the Commission’s proposed measures to mitigate them. Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä will represent Finland.

Finland joins coalition aiming to end export finance of fossil fuels

24.11.2021 17.57
Finland joined the Export Finance for Future coalition (E3F) at its meeting on 24 November 2021. The E3F is part of the strategy work to combat global warming. It allocates funding to sustainable projects and defines the most suitable measures for phasing out export finance in projects that are not in line with sustainable development.

Energy and transport ministers to attend EU meetings in Slovenia on 22–23 September

21.9.2021 15.28
Kuvassa ministerit Lintilä ja Harakka
The Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU will organise informal meetings of energy and transport ministers in Kranj on 22–23 September 2021. At the meeting of energy ministers, Finland will be represented by Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä and Minister of Transport and Communications Timo Harakka at the meeting of transport ministers.

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