Local and regional leaders call on the EU to accelerate energy sovereignty

​​​Reflecting a shared deep concern over the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, members of the ENVE commission of the European Committee of the Regions on 10-11 March put forward a set of proposals to accelerate the deployment of renewable energies and energy-saving measures as to secure Europe’s energy sovereignty. A socially fair implementation of the Green Deal has become even more pressuring as the Ukraine crisis has raised gas and fossil-fuel prices to record levels, increasing the exposure of vulnerable citizens and creating new mobility poverty across the EU.

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