Energy Union Project not halted by hottest topic – refugees
The team around Maros Sefcovic will present the strategy for science and research in energy sector in the European Union by the end of this year.
The Energy Union Project continues under the plan, European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic stated at Thursday’s press briefing. He added that the project had not been halted by the hottest EU topic – refugees. „Regardless discussion on dominant issues, I fulfill my strategic role in regard with the Energy Union Project. We follow a schedule and we will lay down 90% of the blocks from which the Energy Union will be established by the end of the year,“ he said.
Full story in Slovak: Téma utečencov nezabrzdila proces vzniku Energetickej únie
Najčítanejšie za 24 hodín
Economy Minister Peter Ziga is convinced that the 400-MW source should not be in the hands of the company that the state has no influence on.
The Cabinet approved the bill on the protection of the assets in the gas industry on Wednesday. The economy ministry wants to protect the gas utility SPP from so-called Ducky’s promissory notes.
The economy ministry wants to ensure that state-owned gas companies are not subject to distraint.