• On October 10, 2007, a plan to build a pipeline to reduce central and eastern Europe’s dependence on Russian oil was signed by Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania, Azerbaijan and Georgia (FT, October 11, 2007, p. 2) 
  • Soaring electricity prices, which are already the highest in the EU, and uncertainty about EU energy regulation could put a halt to a €220m industrial project in Hungary (FT, October 11, 2007, p. 2)
  • On October 10, 2007, the European Commission presented a draft regulation to the European Council and the European Parliament proposing to include hydrogen-fuelled cars in the EU vehicle type-approval system so as to facilitate the marketing of such cars in the EU (Europolitics, October 11, 2007, p. 9)