Norway and EU legislation

Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

The EEA Agreement and Norwegian energy policy

Norway is part of the EU’s internal energy market through the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA). About 70 legal acts in the energy field have so far been included in the EEA cooperation.

EU energy and climate policy

EU energy and climate policy is designed to achieve the objective of a secure, sustainable and competitive energy system. The Energy Union provides the overall framework for a range of EU climate and energy policy instruments.

Key EU energy legislation

Many directives and regulations on energy and related areas such as climate change and research are incorporated into the EEA Agreement, which provides a framework for energy cooperation between Norway and the EU.


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