Facilitate cooperation and consultation between Member States' authorities responsible for coal-related energy policy issues and the Commission on all aspects of the coal value chain while not duplicating the work of other, specific consultative groups organised by the Commission.
Coordinate with Member States, exchange of views
to assist the Commission in monitoring the evolution of coal markets; to bring about an exchange of experience and good practicein the field of coal production and use
Commission Decision of 14 October 2011 on setting up the National Coal Experts Group (NCE). OJ No C 304, 14.10.2011, p. 3.