publication . Book . 2015

Limits of an "Energy Union": only pragmatic progress on EU energy market regulation expected in the coming months

Fischer, Severin; Geden, Oliver;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: DEU
Abstract
Since the Juncker Commission took office in late 2014, the idea of an »Energy Union« has been a central theme of the EU energy policy debate. Today, the Energy Union concept covers every area of current European energy and climate policy. Its primary objective is to create a coherent, overarching policy framework. From a political perspective, the Commission’s aim is to prevent any further renationalization of energy policy. But although the Member State governments constantly refer to the energy union concept, it is already clear that they will avoid or at least delay implementation of meaningful steps in the direction of such a union. Against this backdrop, it...
Subjects
free text keywords: Politikwissenschaft, Political science, Versorgungssicherheit; EU-Energiestrategie, spezielle Ressortpolitik, Special areas of Departmental Policy, EU, EU-Staat, Energiepolitik, Energieversorgung, Außenpolitik, Klimapolitik, EU member state, energy policy, energy supply, foreign policy, climate policy, 10500, ddc:320
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