The European Parliament and the Council have formally adopted Decision No 1254/96/EC of 5 June 1996 laying down a series of guidelines for trans-European energy networks. The Decision defines the nature and scope of Community action to establish guidelines for trans-European energy networks. It establishes a series of guidelines covering the objectives, priorities and broad lines of measures by the Community in respect of trans-European energy networks. The guidelines also identify projects of common interest among trans-European electricity and natural gas networks.
Policy making and guidelines
22 August 1996