Regulation & Policy

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

EP declares climate emergency

S.1. Energy Strategies


Friday, November 29, 2019
Just days before the upcoming UN COP25 Climate Change Conference in Madrid 02-13 December 2019, the EP has voted and approved a resolution declaring a climate and environmental emergency in Europe and globally with 429 votes for, 225 votes against and 19 abstentions. Additionally, the ...

EC publishes expert group recommendations in order to help energy-intensive industries to contribute to the EU’s 2050 target

S.12. Clean Energy for All Europeans


Thursday, November 28, 2019
EC publishes expert recommendations on how to transform the EU’s energy-intensive industries so they contribute towards reaching the EU-wide objectives for a circular and climate-neutral economy by 2050. These objectives were put forward in the EC’s A Clean Planet for All strategy, published in November 2018. The High-level Group ...

EC takes further steps to ensure Member States respect EU energy rules in November infringements package

S.10. Case-Law


Wednesday, November 27, 2019
The EC has moved to the second stage of legal procedures against a number of Member States for not meeting EU rules in its November package of infringements decisions. On the radioactive waste management, in response for failing to adopt a national programme for radioactive waste ...

ACER reports that implementation of Network Code on Requirements for Generators is on track

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.2.7. EU Network Codes

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
According to the latest implementation monitoring report of ACER, in a majority of Member States, the implementation of the Network Code on Requirements for Generators is well on track. The report monitors two main aspects - “the formal approval of the determination of significance for generating ...

ENTSO-E publishes its Mid-term Adequacy Forecast

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.2.7. EU Network Codes

Thursday, November 21, 2019
ENTSO-E’s Mid-term Adequacy Forecast (MAF) 2019 results show low risk to the adequacy of the pan-European power system for the time horizons of 2021 and 2025. The MAF looks at interdependencies between supply, demand, storage, climate conditions and interconnection capacities. It underlines the importance of cross-border ...

ACER suspends the process of pending applications for registration for REMIT reporting parties

S.2.5. Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency

D.2.5. Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
According to ACER, in recent years, in order to maintain an acceptable level of operational standards in its REMIT implementation, the Agency had carried out a wide-ranging re-prioritisation of its activities with regard to data reporting to limit the impact on the continuous collection, management ...

ACER and CEER publish recommendation on the regulatory path towards decarbonisation of Europe’s energy sector


D.2.5. Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
The Bridge Beyond 2025 Conclusions Paper, presented on 20 November in Brussels, follows extensive public consultation by ACER and CEER. This joint ACER-CEER Conclusions Paper proposes legislative action (beyond the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” Package - CEP) to decarbonise the gas sector, and for electricity ...

ENTSOs publish Joint Scenario Report for TYNDP 2020

S.2.8. TYNDP

D.2.8. TYNDP

Friday, November 15, 2019
  ENTSO-E and ENTSOG have published the joint Scenario Report for the Ten-Year Network Development Plan 2020 (TYNDP 2020), in order to support the 5th PCI selection process by EC. As Regulation (EU) 347/2013 (TEN-E) requires that the ENTSOs use scenarios for their respective TYNDPs, for a ...