The European Commission is preparing for power cuts and other emergencies in the European Union, the RND reports, citing European Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarcic.
According to him, the EU is preparing for two scenarios. In the first scenario, only a small number of member states will be affected by power outages, and other EU states will be able to supply power to the affected members. But if a large number of states are affected at the same time, bloc countries would have to limit their emergency supplies to other members, and the European Commission could cover the needs from its strategic reserve, Reuters reports.
In April, the Commission said it had launched a campaign to stockpile gas to bolster its defenses against chemical, nuclear and biological incidents.