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Energy crisis: EU agrees on emergency measures to cut bills

2022-09-30T10:01:45.383Z

These measures consist in recovering part of the "superprofits" of energy producers to redistribute them to the consumer, and in redistributing



European energy ministers reached an agreement on Friday on emergency measures to help households and businesses cope with soaring energy prices, the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU announced.

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These measures consist in recovering part of the "superprofits" of energy producers to redistribute them to the consumer, and in reducing the demand for electricity at peak times.

“We are in an energy war”

“We are in an energy war with Russia, winter is coming and we have to act now, that is today, maybe tomorrow, not in a week and certainly not in a month urged Czech Minister Jozef Sikela, whose country holds the EU Council Presidency, as he arrived for the meeting in Brussels.

Recent leaks on the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea, denounced by the EU as acts of "sabotage", have further increased tension in the bloc, already shaken by soaring prices linked to the war. by Russia in Ukraine.

Source: leparis

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