Regulation & Policy

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

IEA Executive Director pushes for the European Energy Union to be based on interconnections

S.1. Energy Strategies

D.1.3. EU Energy Union

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
On 01 December 2014, the Executive Director of the IEA, Ms. Maria Van der Hoeven, presented in Brussels the IEA’s review of EU energy policies since 2008 at the “Launch of Energy Policies of IEA Countries: European Union-2014”. The IEA considers that the EU will achieve ...

Holcim appeals against General Court’s Judgement

S.10.1. Energy Law

D.10.1. Energy Law

Monday, December 1, 2014
Holcim has appealed the General Court’s Judgment in case T-317/12 (C-556/14 P). In 2012, the Romanian cement company lodged a claim to obtain compensation for damages allegedly suffered as a result of the EC’s refusal to (i) disclose information concerning the identity of the holders ...

MFP appeals against EC Decision over UK capacity market scheme

S.10.1. Energy Law

D.10.1. Energy Law

Friday, November 28, 2014
MPF Holdings, a subsidiary of the Macquarie Funds Group, brought an appeal against the EC’s Decision of 23 July 2014 which approved the UK’s capacity market electricity generation scheme (T-788/14). Under such system, energy companies can bid for the right to provide future electricity capacity ...

ENTSO-E memorandum to the EC

S.1.1. The 2030 Framework for Climate & Energy

D.1.1. The 2030 Framework for Climate & Energy

Thursday, November 27, 2014
ENTSO-E published a memorandum to the attention of the Juncker EC, in which it presents five proposals for achieving the 2030 climate and energy targets. ENSTO-E thus proposes that: (i) all NCs should be adopted by the end of 2015; (ii) a debate should be ...

EU Commissioner Cañete sets three targets for climate talks in Lima

S.7.1. The European Emissions Trading System

D.7.1. The European Emissions Trading System

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Mr. Miguel Arias Cañete explained his three objectives for the UN Climate talks in Lima (from 01 December to 12 December 2014) in a speech to the EP during its plenary session in Strasbourg. The upcoming UNFCCC is a ...