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The Energy Union on track to deliver

EU News 338/2015

Brussels, 18 November 2015

The first State of the Energy Union Report shows that much progress has already been made since the adoption of the Energy Union Framework Strategy 9 months ago. Still much remains to be done, and 2016 will be an important year of delivery.

The Energy Union Framework Strategy (IP/15/4497) created a new momentum to bring about the transition to a low-carbon, secure and competitive economy. The Commission has also committed to report annually on the state of the Energy Union in order to address the key issues and steer the policy debate. The State of the Energy Union Report, published today for the first time, looks at progress made over the last nine months and identifies key action areas for 2016 and provides policy conclusions at Member State, regional and European level. This is a central element to monitor the implementation of this key priority of the Juncker Commission.

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Press conference by Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the EC, on the State of the Energy Union Date: 18/11/2015 Reference: P-029612/00-03 Location: Brussels - EC/Berlaymont (C)EU, 2015 URL