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Unformatted text preview: the EU in several areas of energy
policy. Both the gas directive and the electricity directive are implemented
in Norway on the basis of the EEA Agreement. The gas market directive
gives common rules for the transport, distribution, delivery and storage of
natural gas. The electricity directive includes common rules for the internal
electricity market, and electricity production, transmission and distribution
through the electric supply means. Norway also implements EU laws on
energy efficiency and renewable energy. The exploration for energy
resources in the High North and Barents Sea are included within the
framework of the Energy Dialogue. The Northern Dimension of the EU
intended to develop a Northern policy, but was directed more towards the
Baltic region, than to the High North in general. Petroleum resources in the
High North are very important for the EU, but Russia, is of course, the main
partner. However, cooperation with Norway could also be significant, at
least as far as supplies from the Norwegian continental shelf...
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This document was uploaded on 03/30/2014.
- Summer '14