Regulation & Policy

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

ACER publishes first implementation Report on the Network Codes on Demand Connection and on Requirements for Grid Connection of HVDC Systems

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.2.7. EU Network Codes

Thursday, August 2, 2018
In the beginning of August 2018, ACER published the first Monitoring Report on the implementation of Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1388 establishing a network code on demand connection (NC DC) and Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1447 establishing a network code on requirements for grid connection of high ...

ACER adopts Decision on methodology for market-coupling algorithms

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.2.7. EU Network Codes

Monday, July 30, 2018
  At the end of July, ACER adopted a Decision amending the methodology for the development and maintenance of the price-coupling algorithm for day-ahead and intraday markets, proposed by all Nominated Electricity Market Operators (NEMOs). National Regulatory Authorities submitted the proposal to ACER after they failed ...

Leaders meet for Second Energy Interconnections Summit in Portugal

S.3. Energy Infrastructure

D.2.7. EU Network Codes

Friday, July 27, 2018
The Prime Minister of Portugal, António Costa, the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, the President of the government of the Kingdom of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete on behalf of the EC and the Vice-President of the ...

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…)