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As Vice-President for Energy, I am responsible for developing and implementing a European energy policy.

Mission letter from President Barroso

The Commission department under my political responsibility is the Energy Directorate-General.

Mission of DG Energy

Under my political guidance and through the development and implementation of innovative policies, the Directorate-General for Energy aims at:

  • Providing European citizens and businesses with competitive and technologically advanced energy services
  • Making energy production, energy transport and consumption more sustainable
  • Creating conditions which allow continuous and secure energy supply for the EU, including through international relations


European Commission "Energy" website