Regulation & Policy

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

EC invests €48,4 million in infrastructure projects through CEF fund

S.3.2. The Connecting Europe Facility

D.3.2. The Connecting Europe Facility

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
The EU Member States and the EC agreed on the financing of eight projects under the first CEF energy call of 2018, awarding a total amount of €48,4 million. Of these eight projects, two are gas projects (representing a total of €23 million in EU ...

ACER publishes report on implementation of Projects of Common Interest

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.3.2. The Connecting Europe Facility

Thursday, July 12, 2018
The Agency for Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) published its fourth consolidated Annual Report on the implementation of Projects of Common Interest (PCIs) for trans-European energy infrastructure in electricity and gas. ACER monitors the progress made on the implementation of PCIs through annual reports submitted by ...

ITRE and ENVI Committees endorse trilogue agreements on three “Clean Energy for All Europeans” Package files

S.12. Winter Package

D.3.2. The Connecting Europe Facility

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
The EP’s Committees on Industry, Research, Telecommunications and Energy (ITRE) and on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) held a joint meeting on the outcomes of the final trilogue on the Regulation on the Governance of the Energy Union. During the meeting, the MEPs ...

EU bodies consider supporting 75% minimum capacity threshold for bidding zones

S.12. Winter Package

D.3.2. The Connecting Europe Facility

Thursday, July 5, 2018
During the latest trilogues on the files of the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” Package, the EP’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) and the Council of the EU considered supporting a minimum capacity allocation threshold of 75% on all electricity market bidding zone ...

EC publishes new report on electricity and gas markets

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.3.2. The Connecting Europe Facility

Sunday, July 1, 2018
The EC launched its latest report on gas and electricity markets, which covers the first quarter of 2018. The report comprises a wide range of data about supply and usage of electricity and gas in the EU during the mentioned period. (more…)

EC, Baltic States, and Poland sign Roadmap on synchronisation of electricity networks with CEN

S.2.2. The Internal Energy Market

D.1.3. EU Energy Union

Friday, June 29, 2018
Photo Credit: Triin Oppi / Estonian Government Communication Unit During a ceremony in Brussels on 28 June 2018, the President of the EC, Jean-Claude Juncker, together with the President of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, the Prime Minister of Estonia, Jüri Ratas, the Prime Minister of Latvia, Māris ...

EU strikes deals on energy efficiency targets and governance rules

S.4.1. The Renewable Energy Directive

D.2.2. The Internal Energy Market

Friday, June 22, 2018
On 19 June 2018, the negotiators from the EC, EP, and the Council reached an important agreement on the Energy Efficiency Directive before proceeding with the lengthy debates on the Regulation on the Governance of the Energy Union, which also culminated with a deal in ...

Council adopts position on ACER Regulation

S.12. Winter Package

D.2.2. The Internal Energy Market

Friday, June 15, 2018
Copyright: European Union On 11 June, during the public session of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy (TTE) Council in Luxembourg, the diplomats of the Member States adopted their General Approach on the Proposal for a “Regulation on Establishing a European Union Agency for the Cooperation of ...