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News article27 July 2018LisbonDirectorate-General for Energy1 min read

Second energy interconnection summit: Lisbon declaration is signed


In Lisbon on Friday 27th July, at the Second Energy Interconnections summit, the Lisbon Declaration was signed. Signatories were the Prime Minister of Portugal António Costa, the President of France Emmanuel Macron, the President of the government of the Kingdom of Spain Pedro Sánchez, and, on behalf of Commission President Juncker, Climate Action and Energy Commission Miguel Arias Cañete.

The declaration aims to strengthen regional cooperation in the framework of the Energy Union and better integrate the Iberian Peninsula into the internal energy market. The Lisbon declaration builds on the Madrid Declaration from March 2015 which launched the integration process.

Lisbon declaration (July 2018)

Interconnections for South-West Europe


Publication date
27 July 2018
Directorate-General for Energy