Irish energy minister outlines presidency priorities

Efforts to complete the internal energy market will be a major focus of the forthcoming Irish presidency of the EU, said Ireland’s energy minister Pat Rabbitte

Efforts to complete the internal energy market will be a major focus of the forthcoming Irish presidency of the EU, Ireland’s energy minister Pat Rabbitte told a conference at the International Institute for European Affairs in Dublin on Friday.

The issue will be on the agenda of an EU energy ministerial meeting in February and might also be discussed by European leaders in May. “This is a vitally important policy imperative as part of our goals for the wider single market,” he said.

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