Regulation & Policy

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

ENTSO-E publishes its Mid-term Adequacy Forecast

S.2. Internal Energy Market

D.

Thursday, November 21, 2019
ENTSO-E’s Mid-term Adequacy Forecast (MAF) 2019 results show low risk to the adequacy of the pan-European power system for the time horizons of 2021 and 2025. The MAF looks at interdependencies between supply, demand, storage, climate conditions and interconnection capacities. It underlines the importance of cross-border ...

ACER suspends the process of pending applications for registration for REMIT reporting parties

S.2.5. Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency

D.2.5. Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
According to ACER, in recent years, in order to maintain an acceptable level of operational standards in its REMIT implementation, the Agency had carried out a wide-ranging re-prioritisation of its activities with regard to data reporting to limit the impact on the continuous collection, management ...

ACER and CEER publish recommendation on the regulatory path towards decarbonisation of Europe’s energy sector

S.

D.2.5. Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
The Bridge Beyond 2025 Conclusions Paper, presented on 20 November in Brussels, follows extensive public consultation by ACER and CEER. This joint ACER-CEER Conclusions Paper proposes legislative action (beyond the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” Package - CEP) to decarbonise the gas sector, and for electricity ...

ENTSOs publish Joint Scenario Report for TYNDP 2020

S.2.8. TYNDP

D.2.8. TYNDP

Friday, November 15, 2019
  ENTSO-E and ENTSOG have published the joint Scenario Report for the Ten-Year Network Development Plan 2020 (TYNDP 2020), in order to support the 5th PCI selection process by EC. As Regulation (EU) 347/2013 (TEN-E) requires that the ENTSOs use scenarios for their respective TYNDPs, for a ...

ACER decides on long-term electricity transmission rights in 13 Member States

S.2.3. Regional Initiatives

D.2.3. Regional Initiatives

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
On 30 October, ACER published Decision amending the regional design of long-term transmission rights (LTTRs) in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. The Decision of the Agency follows from the joint request of the ...

ACER approves long-term capacity calculation methodology of the Nordic region

S.2.3. Regional Initiatives

D.2.7. EU Network Codes

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
ACER published its Decision approving the Nordic capacity calculation region’s (CCR) proposal for the long-term capacity calculation methodology between Denmark, Finland and Sweden, on the basis of the EU Regulation on Forward Capacity Allocation (FCA Guideline). The capacity calculation methodology for the long-term timeframe sets out ...

European Commission adopts Annual Report on the functioning of the European carbon market

S.7.1. The European Emissions Trading System

D.7.1. The European Emissions Trading System

Thursday, October 31, 2019
The European Commission’s (EC) Annual Report on the functioning of the European carbon market covers 2018 while also presenting certain initiatives proposed or agreed in 2019. Topics covered by the Report include: EU ETS infrastructure; Functioning of the carbon market (allowances put in and taken ...

European Commission adopts Regulation on adjustments to free allocation due to activity level changes

S.7.1. The European Emissions Trading System

D.7.1. The European Emissions Trading System

Thursday, October 31, 2019
  The European Commission (EC) has reached a new step in the preparation for phase 4 of the Emissions Trading System (ETS), which starts in 2021, with the adoption of a Regulation on how the free allocation of emission allowances will reflect changes in the activity ...