Forward look: 27 March – 9 April 2023

Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (Energy), 28 March 2023

Ministers will seek a general approach on the gas and hydrogen package, which includes a proposal for a directive and a proposal for a regulation on common internal market rules for renewable and natural gases and hydrogen.

Ministers will seek a political agreement on a proposal to extend a Council regulation on a voluntary reduction of natural gas demand by 15% ahead of winter.

Ministers will hold a first policy debate on a proposal to revise the EU electricity market design.

Under other items ministers will hear from the Commission on winter preparedness and from Denmark on the nature restoration regulation.