While the European Council on 22 May 2013 will discuss the issues of European energy policy, and the President of the French Republic has again called for the establishment of a European Energy Community,
it is important to clearly identify the main challenges in this context:
1 – A positive agenda for Europe;
2 – An improvable record for Europe’s energy policy;
3 – The concrete bases of a genuine European Energy Community.
A shorter version of this Tribune was published in Le Monde on May 22th 2013.