The government’s retreat from the energy business in EU has stopped and turned in the opposite direction

The LFMI senior policy expert Žilvinas Šilėnas‘ commentary in the news portal A possibility to rectify the mistakes made by national governments and, following the principle of the supremacy of EU law, to implement the right economic decisions can yield good results. Even though not fully functional, the EU internal market alone is worth the effort. However, care must be taken to ensure that the top-down reform is fair and efficient. The internal market is functional only because EU prohibits undue interference from the state and allows private capital to operate freely. The same principles should be applied in the energy sector.