Commissioner Arias-CaƱete receives a CEDEC delegation to discuss Energy Union

Brussels, 18 June 2015. Today Commissioner for Energy and Climate Arias-Cañete has received a delegation of CEDEC to discuss the role of local actors in the Energy Union.

The delegation of CEDEC – formed by President Rudi Oss, Vice-President Andreas Feicht and Secretary General Gert De Block – has attended the meeting with the aim of drawing the attention to the important role of citizens and local actors in the Energy Union.

CEDEC representatives insisted on the need to enhance the presence of local players and define specific actions for DSOs and local utilities in order to boost the local dimension, which is essential for a successful energy transition.

They also had the chance to address more specific topics such as smart meters, network codes and the market design.