February 6, 2018
The European Investment Bank has approved a loan to the Southern Gas Corridor, in a move environmentalists described as a “historic mistake” Source: Europe’s biggest fossil fuel project gets €1.5bn public loan
February 6, 2018
In an interview with the specialised webpage NGW which he gave on the sidelines of theEuropean Gas Confere Source: Is the ‘Southern Corridor’ in danger of delays? – EIB’s crucial decision, today
February 5, 2018
The TransAdriatic Pipeline (TAP) project is now on schedule for early 2020 start up, according to its president Walter Peeraer, in an interview with NGW that covered capacity expansion and its operating regime. Source: TAP to Start up Early 2020: CEO
February 3, 2018
Erdgas gilt als relativ klimafreundlich und Brücke ins postfossile Zeitalter. Doch Förderung und Transport könnten klimaschädlicher sein als die Kohleverbrennung Source: Pipelinegas so schädlich wie Kohle
July 17, 2017
While new public finance for the Southern Gas Corridor is lining up, the European Commission’s narrative that the pipeline would relieve Europe’s dependence on Russian gas continues to crumble.
July 3, 2017
In an open letter released today, climate scientists, indigenous leaders, environmental and social justice groups, actors and artists call on the European Union to immediately withdraw its support for a gas mega-pipeline that would ‘destroy Europe’s climate targets’.
If the EBRD stands for democracy it should not support TAP – Italian community addresses bank’s directors
May 11, 2017
At a meeting with the directors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Bankwatch campaigners read a statement from Italian communities opposing the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline, the last leg of the Southern Gas Corridor, a 3500 km pipeline
May 8, 2017
In a last minute attempt to force facts on the ground, the Italian authorities have enabled the removal of a group of olive trees to make room for a future construction site of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), despite an earlier agreement between the company and local institutions. Nevertheless, the company has not been able to clear the site by the official deadline and the residents have vowed to step up their protest against the largest energy project the EU is currently pursuing.