Regulation & Policy

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

ACER has published two Opinions on the electricity and gas draft list of PCIs

S.2.9. Projects of Common Interest

D.2.9. Projects of Common Interest

Monday, September 30, 2019
ACER has published two Opinions on the electricity and gas draft list of Projects of Common Interest, and a decision on the period for reaching an agreement on the Proposal for the Methodology for the Coordination and the Cost Sharing of Redispatching and Countertrading. In its ...

ENTSO-E publishes final guidance for TYNDP 2020 applicants

S.2.8. TYNDP

D.2.8. TYNDP

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
ENTSO-E published its ‘Guidance for Transmission and Storage Project Promoters’ that wish to apply or reapply for the 2020 Ten-Year Network Development Plan  (TYNDP 2020). The Guidelines lay down the application criteria, the procedure and its applicable deadlines. Following the adoption of the “Clean Energy for ...

EC adopts three recommendations on new Energy Efficiency Directive implementation

S.8.1. The Energy Efficiency Directive

D.8.1. The Energy Efficiency Directive

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
The EC published three Recommendations, which aim to aid the EU Member States on transposing the new Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), which was adopted at the end of 2018 as Directive (EU) 2018/2002. Increasing energy efficiency is one of the key elements of the recently ...

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, ...