EU and India sign Joint Declaration on Energy
A Joint Declaration on Energy cooperation was signed today in the margins of the EU-India Summit. It renews the commitment of both sides to enhance cooperation in the energy field and identifies priority areas for mutually beneficial joint activity. The cooperation will focus on clean coal, energy efficiency, energy safety, renewable energy and smart grids. The scope of the energy dialogue established in 2004 will be extended to energy security. With regard to resources, the Declaration aims at bringing together Europe (EU institutions, EU Member States and EU private actors) and India stakeholders to support India in its efforts towards a sustainable economy.
For more information: EU-India Energy Cooperation
Statement by President of the European Commission José Manuel Durão Barroso following the signing ceremony of agreements in the India-EU Summit Press:SPEECH/12/82