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EU response to the increase in energy prices in Europe: extracts from the debate

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MEPs assess recent and proposed EU measures to protect European households and businesses from rising prices during the coming winter. Against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine, the disruption of Russian gas supplies has led to skyrocketing electricity prices and market volatility, leading the Commission and member states to consider new policy options such as capping prices or decoupling of gas and electricity prices.

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