The EU Council on May 22 agreed to EU Commission president Barroso so-called “no regret energy scenario” for the coming years in view of the changing global energy outlook:

One: complete the internal energy market.
Two: invest in innovation and infrastructure.
Three: commit to greater energy efficiency.
Four: exploit renewable sources more cheaply.
Five: diversify supplies.

He also indicared EC support for th establishment of the European energy community, proposed by his predecessor Jacuqes Delors and former EU parliament president Jerzy Buzek.