Joint Statement on the U.S.-EU Energy Council

December 6, 2012

The Energy Council recognized the importance of increasing collaboration on intelligent energy networks and, in this context, the United States welcomed the EU joining the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) shortly. The Energy Council also welcomed the excellent collaboration on smart grids and eMobility standards and interoperability, also in the context of the Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC).

The Energy Council welcomed the ongoing cooperation in the field of energy efficiency and, in particular, the renewed agreement between the United States and EU on common energy efficiency specifications for office equipment and the common use of the ENERGY STAR logo.

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