The Prime Minister discussed the response to the events in Fukushima with other Heads of Government/Heads of State at the European Council on 24/25 March. Following that, DECC officials have been working closely with other governments, regulators and the Commission in developing the criteria for stress tests for nuclear installations.
I met Commissioner Oettinger on 10 February to discuss a range of issues including the Energy 2020 strategy. I also attended the Energy Council on 28 February where energy efficiency, renewable energy and the Internal Energy Market were discussed. I have discussed a wide range of EU energy issues, including nuclear, with my European counterparts at the Informal Energy Council on 2/3 May.