Regulation & Policy

For ease of reference, S.and D. correspond to the Sections and Dossiers of the Quarterly

ACER publishes first Report on implementation of CACM and FCA Regulations

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.2.7. EU Network Codes

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
ACER published its first monitoring Report on the implementation of the Regulation containing Guidelines on Capacity Allocation and Congestion Management (CACM Regulation) and the Regulation containing Guidelines on Forward Capacity Allocation (FCA Regulation), which set binding guidelines for the implementation and operation of single market ...

TenneT launches smart solution to reduce congestion in electricity grid

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.2.7. EU Network Codes

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Dutch TSO TenneT announced the launch of a new platform (GOPACS), which will help mitigate capacity shortages in the electricity grid. GOPACS is the result of active collaboration between TenneT and Dutch DSOs, Stedin, Liander, Enexis Groep and Westland Infra. (more…)

EC approves €36 million Polish investment aid to EV batteries plant

S.11. State Aid

D.2.7. EU Network Codes

Monday, January 28, 2019
The EC approved as compliant with EU state aid rule the Polish government’s €36 million aid package to chemical company LG Chem for a new electric vehicle (EV) batteries plant in the Dolnoślaskie region. The aid will support the company’s €325 million investment in a new ...

ACER issues Decision on cross-border capacity pricing methodology in intraday electricity market

S.2.2. The Internal Energy Market

D.2.2. The Internal Energy Market

Friday, January 25, 2019
ACER published a Decision setting the framework for the pricing of capacity among bidding zones in the intraday electricity market, which is becoming increasingly important as more renewable power is integrated into the grid. The Decision amends the number of pan-European implicit intraday auctions, increasing it ...

EU invests €800 million in key energy infrastructure

S.3.2. The Connecting Europe Facility

D.3.2. The Connecting Europe Facility

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
The EU Member States approved an EC proposal to invest almost €800 million in key European energy infrastructure projects with major cross-border benefits through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). Out of the total amount, electricity and smart grids account for €504 million, €9,3 million will ...

ACER publishes Opinion on electricity interconnection investments’ status

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.3.2. The Connecting Europe Facility

Monday, January 21, 2019
ACER published an Opinion on the progress of the implementation of electricity investments in the EU-wide Ten-Year Network Development Plan 2016 (EU TYNDP 2016). According to ACER, “211 out of 395 national investments (53%) are on time or even ahead of schedule compared to the ...

ACER publishes feedback on the Public Consultation on the revision of electronic formats for reporting under REMIT

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.2.5. Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
ACER published a Public Consultation Evaluation on the revision of electronic formats for transaction data, fundamental data and inside information reporting under Regulation (EU) No 1227/2011 (REMIT) based on stakeholder survey data collected in 2017, and discussions held with National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs) in June ...

ENTSO-E’s Market Committee approves ITC 2019 Preliminary Perimeter Fee

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.2.5. Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency

Thursday, December 27, 2018
The Inter-Transmission System Operator Compensation (ITC) mechanism functions according to the terms defined in the ITC Agreement (Regulation (EU) No 838/2010), compensating transmission system operators for the cost of hosting cross-border transit flows. The ITC Agreement will require parties to provide the values for the ...