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