Regulation & Policy

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

ACER recommends how to implement new minimum margin of electricity capacity available for cross-border trade

S.2.2. The Internal Energy Market

D.2.2. The Internal Energy Market

Friday, August 9, 2019
At the beginning of August, ACER published its Recommendation on the implementation of the minimum margin available for cross-border trade, as per Article 16(8) of EU Regulation 2019/943 on the internal market for electricity (IEMR), which was published in the Official Journal of the EU ...

EC approves remaining NER300 funds to support innovative RES projects

S.3. Energy Infrastructure

D.2.2. The Internal Energy Market

Thursday, August 1, 2019
Source image: AW-Energy Oy In August, the EC approved the reinvestment of some of the remaining unspent funds from the discontinued NER300 programme to support low-carbon innovation projects under InnovFin Energy Demo Projects (EDP). The InnovFin EDP is an EU financial instrument managed by the EIB, ...

EC approves support for six offshore wind farms in France

S.4. Renewable Energy

D.2.2. The Internal Energy Market

Thursday, August 1, 2019
In July, the EC approved measures to support six French offshore windfarms (i.e., “Courselles-sur-Mer”, “Fécamp”, “Saint-Nazaire”, “Iles d'Yeu / Noirmoutier”, “Dieppe / Le Tréport” and “Saint-Brieuc”), claiming that “the measures will help France reduce CO2 emissions, in line with EU energy and climate goals, without ...

EC refers Member States to Court of Justice of the EU for failure to comply with EU energy market rules

S.2.1. Third Energy Package

D.2.1. Third Energy Package

Thursday, July 25, 2019
In July, the EC published its infringement package, which indicates a number of Members States have been referred to the Court of Justice of the EU either for failure to timely and correctly implement the EU electricity and gas market rules contained in the 2009 ...

South-East Europe TSOs sign MoU for Regional Coordination Centre

S.2.1. Third Energy Package

D.2.3. Regional Initiatives

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Following the entry into force of the last portions of the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” Package, namely the new Electricity Regulation and Directive, some of the European TSOs are already starting to comply with the legal provisions set forth by the legislation. On 12 July, ...

ACER publishes updated REMIT Guidance

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.2.5. Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
ACER published an update to the non-binding Guidance on the application of Regulation (EU) No 1227/2011 on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency (REMIT). With the changes, ACER aims to provide “more detailed guidance on the disclosure mechanisms to be used to publish inside information”. This ...

ACER publishes its annual PCI report

S.2.8. TYNDP

D.2.8. TYNDP

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
ACER published its annual report on the progress of Projects of Common Interest (PCIs) for trans-European energy infrastructure in electricity and gas until January 2019. Out of 110 electricity and 53 gas PCIs, only four electricity and one gas PCIs did not submit an annual ...

ACER adopts Decision on electricity coordinated security analysis

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.2.8. TYNDP

Friday, June 21, 2019
ACER published a Decision on the methodology for coordinating operational security analysis for all TSOs, based on the EU Regulation on System Operation in Electricity. The Decision will serve as a pan-European framework for regional proposals on operational security coordination for each capacity calculation region ...