Coordination Meeting of EU Ministers for Energy on nuclear plant situation in Japan: extracts from the common press conference by Günther Oettinger and Johannes Teyssen, Chairman of the Board of Management and CEO of E.ON AG
On 15/03/2011 in Brussels, a Coordination Meeting of the EU Ministers for Energy has been organised to assess the situation following the damage caused to the Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant, and to assess the EU’s state of preparedness in case of similar incidents.
So, the Coordination Meeting gathered all 27 national nuclear safety authorities and all operators and vendors of nuclear power plants in the EU.
At the end of the meeting, Günther Oettinger, Member of the EC in charge of Energy, and Johannes Teyssen, Chairman of the Board of Management and CEO of E.ON AG, gave a common press conference.
They announced that there was a general agreement for European stress test for nuclear power plants in the Member States.