EU Energy Policy

EU Council meeting to address energy governance

Energy ministers from the 28 EU member states are meeting in Brussels next week with the aim of agreeing on centralised governance of energy and climate targets Energy ministers from the 28 EU member states are meeting in Brussels next week with the aim of agreeing on centralised governance of energy and climate targets.
By Andreas Walstad 12 December 2017 0 28748
solar panels in germany A German solar plant. (E.On)

EU energy ministers will discuss a draft regulation on governance of the Energy Union in Brussels next Monday. It could pave the way for stricter monitoring and more ambitious renewables and energy efficiency targets for 2030.  

The draft regulation secured support from MEPs in the European Parliament’s energy and environment committees last week. Although an agreement also requires support from the member states in the Council of the EU, a common position from ministers at next week’s council meeting is within reach, according to...