Informal meeting of Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (Energy)

Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (TTE)







National Palace of Culture

An informal meeting of EU energy ministers will take place in Sofia on 19 April 2018. The motto of the meeting, which will be chaired by Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova, is “Sustainable Energy Union with a forward-looking climate change policy”. This is the first informal meeting of the energy ministers within the framework of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU.

Participants will discuss the progress achieved on the files of the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package relating to energy efficiency, renewable energy, the governance of the Energy Union and the Regulation on the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators of the Member States (ACER),and provide guidance for continuing the negotiations.

In the field of energy, the Bulgarian Presidency is working actively to make progress on the legislative proposals of the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package, on a stable Energy Union and on increasing the potential of regional cooperation by building the missing infrastructure in the region.


Temenuzhka Petkova, Minister of Energy of Bulgaria, doorstep


Miguel Arias Cañete, Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action, doorstep


Arrival, doorstep, handshake


Roundtable and opening speech by Temenuzhka Petkova


Family photo


Press conference








Family photo and press conference

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19 April 2018 | Thursday

08:30 – 09:00

Arrival of the delegations

09:15 – 10:30

Discussion Session I: spEEdy RESults for Europe’s decarbonization

10:30 – 11:45

Discussion Session II: Integrative Governance for a Sustainable Energy Union

11:45 – 12:45

Discussion Session III: Together for a Strong and Fair ACER

12:45 – 12:55

Summary of discussions

12:55 – 13:05

Family photo

13:10 – 13:40

Press conference

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