The result of the vote on the adoption of the draft opinion is available.
This report summarises the presentations and discussions made during a workshop on ‘Energy Poverty’ organised on 9 November 2016 by Policy Department A for the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE). The invited experts provided an academic perspective on energy poverty landscapes in the European Union and presented results of two studies on energy poverty commissioned by the ITRE Committee. The presentations and proceedings of this workshop should support the ITRE Members in their evaluation of the related legislative proposals in the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package.
Relative prices of different energy carriers are affected by a number of fiscal instruments. At this event, we will hold a discussion on, how fiscal instruments can be adjusted to better accommodate the energy transition.
Update: the Outcome of the meeting has been published.
Agenda items include a presentation of the priorities of the Estonian Presidency, a preparation of the European Council on 19-20 October 2017, a European Council follow-up and a letter of intent.
Today, the Secretariat published a study analysing the need for implementation of EU acquis on value added tax in the Energy Community legal order. This follows the publication of a study on extending the Energy Community Treaty to include rules on public procurement earlier this year. Full article…