EP INDUSTRY COMMITTEE MAKES LONG TERM ENERGY RECOMMENDATIONS

BY KEITH NUTHALL

MANDATORY national and European Union (EU) contingency action plans must be drafted to deal with energy emergencies such as that recently provoked by the Russia-Ukraine gas row, MEPs have argued.
The European Parliament's influential industry committee has suggested the idea in a set of wide-ranging recommendations for future EU energy policy. Asking the European Commission to table amendments this year to the 2004 security of gas supply directive, the committee wants changes to include a common declaration of an emergency ...


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