Informal Meeting of the EU Ministers of Energy in Sofia

Today, the Commissioner for Climate and Energy - Miguel Arias Canete is arriving in Sofia, Bulgaria to take part in an informal meeting of the Ministers of Energy from multiple EU-states.

The meeting is under the motto "A sustainable energy alliance with future-oriented climate change policy." 

During the meeting, the progress and future strategies for the negotiations on the files from the "Clean energy for all Europeans" package will be discussed. These are issues that have to do with renewables, energy effectiveness, and work on the Agency for cooperation between the energy regulators of the EU-member states. 

Commissioner Canete is going to take part in the press conference planned for 13:10 in the National Palace of Culture. 

Canete is going to participate in the high-level meeting called "Clean energy for all Europeans - the path forward" that deals with the perspective for a carbon-free future on the Balkans. The meeting starts at 14:00 and is also going to take place in the National Palace of Culture. 

The Commissioner is also going to attend the signing of a treaty between the European Commission, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. The treaty is going to ensure that the electricity transmission grids in the Baltic region get connected to the continental European grid. 

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Vasil Manev

Vasil Manev is a student in Computer Science and an aspiring columnist, studying in Heidelberg, Germany.

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