What are the security of supply challenges facing Europe? Is Europe reducing carbon emissions in the most cost effective manner and what carbon reduction targets should be set for 2030? Is the establishment of a “single EU energy market” in conflict with emission reduction ambitions? How will EU policies affect the UK?. Charles Hendry, Volker Beckers, Michael Grubb, Alistair Buchanan, Sam Fankhauser and David Newbery comment on current and future EU energy policy, the most important energy issues for the new EU Energy Commissioner and how much of UK energy policy should be decided at EU level.