Ursula von der Leyen on energy crisis: We must support vulnerable households and businesses

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

“In the short term, we need to support vulnerable households and businesses that have been hit hardest by the global price hike,” she said on Friday afternoon. Ursula von der Layen at the press conference that followed its closing Summit in Brussels.

At the same time, “European leaders have considered in the medium and long term what measures need to be taken to tackle rising prices,” she added.

According to her, and as broadcast by APE BPE, it was also agreed to examine the creating a strategic stock gas, but also the chances common supplies and the Commission to intensify its contacts with suppliers.

He added that its operation will be evaluated market gas and electricity, as well as the European Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) and the Commission will report to the December, shortly before the “27” return to the subject of energy.

Regarding the EU energy mix in the future, von der Leyen stressed that we need more renewable and clean energy.

“This energy is 10 times cheaper today than a decade ago,” he said, stressing that during the energy transition the EU needs natural gas, but also the nuclear energy.

The Commission will present its proposal in December.

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.