Energy revolution kick- off meeting
The first meeting of the Steering Group on the implementation of the Strategic Energy Technologies Plan (SET Plan) today will set the agenda for an EU energy technology policy. It will enhance the coordination of national and European research and innovation efforts to position the EU in the forefront of the low-carbon technologies markets. The group, jointly hosted by Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs and Research Commissioner Janez Potočnik includes high level energy, research and finance representatives from Member States. Together they will identify areas for mission oriented actions through joint programming of R&D policies and programmes to achieve Europe's set climate change targets and security of energy supply objectives while boosting Europe's competitiveness in this area.