International Cooperation

Sixth EU-US Energy Regulators Roundtable

Date: December 5-6, 2007
Location:  Athens, Greece 

During the Sixth EU-US Energy Regulators Roundtable, participants from NARUC and the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER) discussed effective regulation and unbundling; market integration; investment and security of supply; and climate change.

The participants agreed on the need for continued cooperation among energy regulators between the EU and US and acknowledged the contribution of the EU-US Roundtables. >Specifically, participants highlighted how the partnerships allow for the sharing of mutually beneficial information and increase awareness of trends in market designs and regulatory models. Roundtables also provide greater knowledge concerning sustainability and security of supply and facilitate international collaboration and improved research and training to the benefit of the energy regulators and market participants, participants said.