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EC Press release: EC presents short-term emergency measures

Elektriciteit Gassen Beleid en toezicht, Markt, Emissie12 mei 2022Jacques van de Worp

Energy Markets: Commission presents short-term emergency measures and options for long-term improvements

In response to several months of exceptionally high and volatile energy prices, the Commission sets out today a series of additional short-term measures to tackle high energy prices and address possible supply disruptions from Russia. It also presents a number of areas where the electricity market design can be optimsied, making it fit for the transition away from fossil fuels and more resilient to price shocks, while protecting consumers and delivering affordable electricity.