International energy regulator launched


The Confederation will develop a voluntary framework for co-operation between energy regulators around the globe.

International and EU-wide co-operation looks set to be a theme for the conference, with Andris Piebalgs, European Union Commissioner for Energy, saying the industry faces global challenges. "The energy sector is still characterised by national traditions and still has a national focus, which is no longer appropriate within Europe," he said.

The ICER will establish four working groups t