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Gas: energy MEPs back draft law on emergency supply links between EU countries

ITRE 13-10-2016 - 14:10

An EU country facing an emergency gas shortage could call on other member states to supply it with gas via “supply corridors” that would link EU countries into seven transnational regions, under a draft law enshrining a “regional solidarity mechanism”, as amended and approved by the Energy Committee on Thursday. The committee also approved a separate draft law that would require member states to notify the EU Commission when they negotiate energy supply deals with third parties. (Read more)


Roaming: new “fair use” proposals are a good start, say Industry Committee MEPs

ITRE 26-09-2016 - 10:05

Draft “fair use” safeguards to prevent mobile phone users from taking unfair advantage of EU rules on “roaming” charges were debated in the Industry Committee on Monday 26 September afternoon. (Read more)

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J. Buzek

With reindustrialization as the overarching aim, the ITRE Committee will have four priority areas on which to concentrate.

First of all, we must ensure that EU’s legal and economic framework enables the European industrial sector to become more innovative. This will require adapting and mobilizing EU’s R&D and education programs to effectively respond to the actual needs of the industry.

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