Monday, October 20, 2008

Revised EU energy strategy to focus on supply security

Monday 20 October 2008

Even if the EU is successful in building a low-carbon economy with a strong portfolio of renewables, dependence on energy imports will remain high and requires "management", according to a draft of the European Commission's second strategic energy review seen by EurActiv.

Less use, more independence

Greater energy efficiency is given top priority in the review as the "prime means of improving energy security, climate protection and competitiveness all at once".

The Commission has heard a growing chorus of voices call for more rational use of energy, from MEPs (EurActiv 10/10/08) and industry groups More >>>

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