UPDATED – Agenda: Working Party on Energy (20 June 2017)

Update: an item on Energy Community has been added to the agenda. The agenda includes items on sustainable development, the Nord Stream 2 pipeline and the examination and finalisation of the EU-Japan MoU on LNG. There will be a discussion on the energy market design aspects of the Clean Energy Package, followed by an examination of topics on main questions raised at the EWP of 30 June on risk preparedness.

The provisional agenda is below and also available here:

1. Any other business

a) Debriefing by COM on EXPO 2017 (Astana, Kazachstan): Ministerial conference and 8th Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development (11-14 June – tbc) and EU Energy Day (25 July)

b) Recommendation for a Council Decision authorising the opening of negotiations on an agreement between the European Union and the Russian Federation on the operation of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline
doc. 10249/17 ENER 287 COEST 138 RESTREINT UE
+ ADD 1

2. Energy Community
– Preparation of Permanent High Level Group meeting (30 June)

3. EU-Japan draft MoU on LNG
– Examination and finalisation (document to be distributed)

4. Energy Market Design
– Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on risk preparedness in the electricity sector and repealing Directive 2005/89/EC
doc. 15151/16 ENER 421 IA 136 CODEC 1817
+ ADD 1

– Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the internal market for electricity (recast)
doc. 15135/16 ENER 418 ENV 758 CLIMA 169 COMPET 637
CONSOM 301 FISC 221 IA 131 CODEC 1809
+ ADD 1

– Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on common rules for the internal market in electricity (recast)
doc. 15150/16 ENER 420 ENV 760 CLIMA 171 COMPET 640
CONSOM 302 FISC 222 IA 133 CODEC 1816
+ADD 1

– Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (recast)
doc. 15151/16 ENER 421 IA 136 CODEC 1817
+ ADD 1

– Examination of topics:

Risk Preparedness – follow-up discussion on main questions raised at the EWP of
30 June, notably:
= Definition ‘electricity crisis’
= Risk assessment methods & procedures
= Roles & responsibilities
= Regional agreements & solidarity
– 550 gr CO2/kWh threshold
– ROCs
– Switching fees, billing info & price comparison tools
– EU DSO body

Source: Council of the European Union

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