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Unity for all. Energy policies in the European Union

J. Sierra, I.J. Pérez-Arriaga

IEEE Power and Energy Magazine Vol. 7, nº. 5, pp. 18 - 25

This article describes the evolution of energy policy in the European Union (EU). It is divided into three sections, which provide answers to the following questions: 1.) What was the evolution of energy-related initiatives in the construction of the EU? 2.) What are the obstacles to the existence of a truly pan-European energy policy? 3.) What should be the roles of markets and government regulation in achieving the objectives of an EU energy policy?

Keywords: European Union; Energy policy evolution; Energy-related initiatives; Government regulation; Market roles; Pan-European energy policy

JCR Impact Factor and WoS quartile: 1,867 (2009); 2,800 - Q2 (2022)

DOI reference: DOI icon https://doi.org/10.1109/MPE.2009.933418

Published on paper: September 2009.

Published on-line: August 2009.

J. Sierra, I.J. Pérez-Arriaga, Unity for all. Energy policies in the European Union. IEEE Power and Energy Magazine. Vol. 7, nº. 5, pp. 18 - 25, September 2009. [Online: August 2009]

    Research topics:
  • *Energy markets design and regulation

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