The 5th edition of Eurogas Central and Eastern European Conference (CEEC), organised with the kind support of Latvijas Gāze and Conexus Baltic Grid, will address the issue of “The Baltic Region: Setting the pace for gas market integration”, with a particular focus on the functioning of the regional gas market, as well as the potential of LNG and the value of storage.
The Energy Community Secretariat, in line with the provisions of the adapted Regulation 347/2013, has updated the Energy Community Transparency Platform – PLIMA. The platform provides information about the technical details and the status of the projects. Furthermore, it highlights the future development schedule, along with the approximate routing on an interactive map.
In this short interview, Marina Varvesi, Coordinator of H2020 project ASSIST, explains how to tackle energy poverty with free assistance and advice. She also gives some tips on how to prepare a successful project proposal.
Update: Eight Commission working documents have been published in the Council register.
Today the Commission has published the 2019 edition of its yearly Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review. In light of global long-term trends such as ageing, globalisation, technological transformation and climate change, the 2019 ESDE is dedicated to the theme of sustainability.
The first day will focus on REMIT Strategy topics: Applying REMIT in an evolving regulatory landscape and Enforcing REMIT: cases, ambition, strategy and coordination.
The second day will focus on REMIT technical/operational topics in the fields of surveillance, market conduct as well as data collection and data quality. The Forum will also include a session on the future of REMIT.
The results of CERRE’s research project ‘Smart Consumers in the Internet of Energy: Local Trading with Distributed Energy Resources’ will be presented and debated at this Executive Seminar. Join key actors from the sector, including representatives of firms active in the generation, transmission and distribution of energy, tech companies, regulatory authorities, policy-makers and academic experts, for an afternoon of exciting discussions!
This article provides an overview of statistical data on SDG 7 ‘Affordable and clean energy’ in the European Union (EU). It is based on the set of EU SDG indicators for monitoring of progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in an EU context.
Horizon 2020 projects such as InDeal or INDIGO are helping to ensure that district heating and cooling systems become more efficient, cheaper to run and more flexible. This will enable them to adapt better to unpredictable weather, energy prices and fluctuating demand in a smart energy grid.
The European Commission’s latest reports on gas and electricity markets, which cover the first quarter of 2019, have just been published, containing a wide range of data about supply and usage of electricity and gas in the EU.
Yesterday’s trilateral workshop of the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER), the Energy Community Regulatory Board (ECRB) and the Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators (MEDREG), in Brussels, aims to strengthen regulatory dialogue across Europe and the broader Mediterranean region to support consumers in becoming active energy market participants. The focus of this joint event was on consumer empowerment in the digital era and in the context of the Clean Energy for All Europeans package.
A ruling of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine of 13 June 2019 declared several provisions of the law establishing the national energy regulatory authority, NEURC, in violation of the country’s constitution. Besides concerns related to the dismissal and appointment of commissioners by the President of Ukraine, the Constitutional Court in particular held that NEURC’s status as an independent body is unconstitutional.
Today, Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete, will be in Germany to present the Commission’s long-term vision for a climate-neutral economy by 2050, adopted by the Commission last November.
On Thursday, President Jean-Claude Juncker signed, accompanied by Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič, the political Roadmap implementing the synchronisation of the Baltic States’ electricity networks with the Continental European Network via Poland together with Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of Lithuania, Jüri Ratas, Prime Minister of Estonia, Mateusz Morawiecki, Prime Minister of Poland and Krišjānis Kariņš, Prime Minister of Latvia.