The European Union‘s energy commissioner Kadri Simson and other European energy ministers have discussed the preparedness of Europe’s energy sector to face the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

During a video conference, European ministers have agreed that the energy system is resilient and there is currently no risk of supply disruption.

Simson has also highlighted that the renewable energy transition will be at the heart of recovery plans. She said: “he European Green Deal will be at the heart of the recovery plan and energy will have an important role to play.”