Security of Energy Supply in the Communities Energy Legislation
Article from: OGEL 3 (2009), in OGEL Student Special
(Université Paul Cézanne, Institute de recherches Europe - Asie) Due to a lack of competences in the Treaties, the legislative means to secure energy supply in the EU are limited. Nevertheless, the increasing dependence on external energy imports on the one and the growing energy demand on the other hand force Europe to face this issue. The Commission scooped its possibilities by drafting at regular intervals so called green papers on energy security and energy policy. These documents try to identify Europe's present and future energy ...