Klaus-Dieter Borchardt


On 8 March 2022, the European Commission published a communication on a Joint European Action for more affordable, secure and sustainable energy. The communication outlines a plan to make Europe independent from Russian fossil fuels well before 2030, starting with gas. It sets out the short-term measures to be undertaken by the EU and Member States to (i) protect European consumers from energy price hikes and (ii) ensure that the EU will have sufficient gas…