Conference on EU Energy Union

How to shape Energy Policy so as to boost European competitiveness?


Nov 17, 2014 from 09:00 AM to 07:30 PM (Europe/Madrid / UTC100)


Charlemagne Building, European Commission, Brussels (Belgium)

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This conference will offer the opportunity to analyse and discuss, among leading political and business actors, and free from any taboos, all the crucial and sensitive components of an EU energy Union that is able to contribute to boosting European industrial competitiveness:

  • Economic, financial and technological conditions required to develop renewable energy and other domestic energy resources in order to reduce European dependence on third-country suppliers
  • Development of infrastructure and internal as well as cross-border interconnections
  • Overhaul of national practices on energy levies, tax components of energy prices and network costs
  • Completion and improvement of the functioning of the EU internal energy market
  • Moderation of energy demand and increase of energy efficiency
  • Adjustment of the EU emissions trading system (ETS)
  • Diversification of suppliers and supply routes; etc.