Regulation & Policy

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

Clean Energy for EU Islands Initiative launches expression of interest call for islands

S.12. Winter Package

D.

Friday, November 9, 2018
The Second Clean Energy for EU Islands Forum, organised on behalf of the EC and co-hosted by the Government of the Canary Islands, was held on 05 November, in Lanzarote, Spain. The host, the EU Islands Secretariat, also launched a call for expression of interest ...

Are there regulatory flaws in the Clean Energy Package? – The case of bidding zone configuration

S.12. Winter Package

D.

Friday, November 9, 2018
The “Clean Energy for all Europeans” Package tabled by the EC on 30 November 2016, lays down an ambitious set of proposals aimed at increasing the penetration of RES in the European energy mix. However, it remains to be seen whether the outcome of the ...

ACER Reports: 2017 Inter-Transmission System Operator Compensation Mechanism

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
ACER released its Report on the implementation of the Inter-Transmission System Operator Compensation (ITC) Mechanism in 2017, as part of an annual review of the implementation of the mechanism and the management of the ITC Fund established by ENTSO-E to compensate TSOs for the costs ...

Important provisional agreements for the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” Package

S.12. Winter Package

D.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Following the latest trilogues on the four remaining files of the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” Package, the negotiators reached some important compromises, thereby bringing the files closer to their final form and possible final agreement by the end of 2018. The third trilogue on the ...

ACER publishes new edition of REMIT Quarterly Report

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.2.5. Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
The 14th edition of ACER’s REMIT Quarterly Report for the third quarter od 2018 has been published on the REMIT Portal. The Quarterly reviews the 2nd Energy Market Integrity and Transparency Forum and presents its conclusions. The Forum found that REMIT implementation has been largely ...

TSOs-DSOs to continue cooperation on smart electricity grids

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.2.5. Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
CEDEC, EDSO for Smart Grids, EURELECTRIC, GEODE and ENTSO-E signed an updated MoU aimed at achieving a common vision on active system management to integrate distributed energy resources (DERs). The parties will decide on further areas for collaboration at the beginning of 2019, taking into ...

EC approves €200 million French public support for renewable energy for electricity self-consumption

S.11. State Aid

D.2.5. Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency

Monday, October 22, 2018
The EC found that a €200 million French government scheme designed to encourage the development of RES for self-consumption is compatible with EU state aid rules. (more…)

EU provides €60 million loan to floating wind project in Portugal

S.3. Energy Infrastructure

D.2.5. Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency

Friday, October 19, 2018
The European Investment Bank (EIB) granted a €60 million loan to the Portuguese company Windplus S.A., a subsidiary of EDP Renováveis (79,4%), Repsol S.A. (19,4%) and Principle Power Inc. (1,2%), through the InnovFin programme, which it runs with the support of the EC’s Horizon 2020 research ...