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?
Palabras Clave: European Union; Energy policy evolution; Energy-related initiatives; Government regulation; Market roles; Pan-European energy policy
Índice de impacto JCR y cuartil WoS: 1.867 (2009); 4.093 - Q1 (2019)
Referencia DOI: 10.1109/MPE.2009.933418
Publicado en papel: Septiembre 2009.
Publicado on-line: Agosto 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 Septiembre 2009. [Online: Agosto 2009]