Regulation & Policy

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

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 ...

EC publishes new recommendations on modernisation of the European building stock

S.12. Clean Energy for All Europeans

D.2.8. TYNDP

Friday, June 21, 2019
The EC has published a series of recommendations on the modernisation of buildings, to specify how Member States should transcribe the revised building modernisation aspects of the Energy performance of buildings directive (EPBD) 2018/844 into national law. The recommendations are made in response to requests from ...

ACER adopts Decision on electricity outage coordination

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.2.8. TYNDP

Friday, June 21, 2019
Based on the EU Regulation on System Operation in Electricity, ACER published a Decision on the methodology for assessing the relevance of assets for outage coordination. The methodology was originally developed by all TSOs and sets out harmonised rules for all synchronous areas and describes ...

EC approves introduction of stringent emissions’ limit in Italian capacity mechanism

S.11. State Aid

D.2.8. TYNDP

Friday, June 14, 2019
The EC approved under State aid rules the introduction of stringent CO2 emission limits in the Italian capacity mechanism, after approving a market-wide capacity mechanism in February 2018. Italy had not yet taken steps to implement the approved capacity mechanism before notifying the EC of plans ...

EC approves €5,4 billion Italian aid to electricity production from renewables

S.11. State Aid

D.2.8. TYNDP

Friday, June 14, 2019
The EC approved under EU State aid rules a €5,4 billion Italian scheme to support electricity generation from national renewable sources (RES). The Italian government will introduce a new aid measure to support electricity production from RES, such as onshore wind, solar, hydroelectric and sewage gases. ...

ACER publishes Opinion on consistency of the National Development Plans

S.2.8. TYNDP

D.2.8. TYNDP

Monday, June 3, 2019
On 22 May, the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) published an Opinion on the consistency of the National Electricity Network Development Plans (NDPs) with ENTSO-E’s European Ten-Year Network Development Plan (TYNDP). ACER analysed the consistency of the NDPs based on: (i) consistency of ...

EC opens in-depth investigation into Lithuanian electricity strategic reserve

S.11. State Aid

D.2.2. The Internal Energy Market

Monday, June 3, 2019
The EC opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Lithuanian support to AB Lietuvos Energija through the country’s strategic reserve measure may have unfairly favoured the company and distorted competition in the Single Market, thereby contravening EU State aid rules. Between 2013 and 2018, the Lithuanian ...