Governance of the Energy Union – Council agrees general approach

18.12.2017

On 18 December, the Council agreed on a general approach (negotiating position) on a regulation setting out the system for the governance of the Energy Union which integrates, climate and energy planning into a single framework.

The regulation, which is part of the clean energy package, establishes a cooperation and control mechanism to oversee the implementation of the 2030 EU climate and energy policy objectives and targets, in particular those regarding renewables, energy efficiency, interconnections and greenhouse gas emissions.

The new rules will, above all, ensure long-term policy coherence and stability in the climate and energy sector, provide certainty to investors and enhance coordination between member states.

Read more on the website of the Council of the European Union

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