The European Commission is examining options to cap energy prices and reduce electricity demand as part of its forthcoming proposals to tackle rising energy costs, a top charge of the European Commission.
“Emergency measures on electricity prices are being worked on. There could also be something on reducing electricity demand,” Mechthild Wörsdörfer, deputy director general of the European Commission’s energy department, told a meeting of the European Commission. energy committee of the European Parliament.
The European Commission is also studying the possibility of reforming the design of the European Union’s electricity market in the long term, he added.