14 November 2017, Brussels: Ahead of the COREPER meeting, leading multinational companies wrote to the EU 28 Deputy Permanent Representatives to the European Union to underline the importance of the Energy Union Governance 2030 Regulation for businesses. Full article…
A four column document containing the European Parliament’s amendments voted by the ITRE Committee on 11 October 2017 and the Presidency’s first assessment of the principles of EP amendments (included in articles only) in preparation for the first trilogue on 7 November 2017. (Document made partially accessible to the public).
The Task Force will report to the President by 15 July 2018, making recommendations on how to better apply the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, identifying policy areas where work could be re-delegated or definitely returned to Member States, as well as ways to better involve regional and local authorities in EU policy making and delivery.
A press release by the International Energy Agency.
The resurgence in oil and gas production from the United States, deep declines in the cost of renewables and growing electrification are changing the face of the global energy system and upending traditional ways of meeting energy demand, according to the World Energy Outlook 2017.
Last week a second cooperation agreement on a statistical transfer of renewable energy amounts was signed between two EU Member States, Estonia and Luxembourg. It follows a first arrangement on a statistical transfer that was signed between Lithuania and Luxembourg just a few weeks ago.
The group will prepare for the Coreper meeting on Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 November 2017. Full article…
Today (November 9 2017), the European Commission’s Expert Group on electricity interconnection targets presented its report to Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete.
The next EU Energy Day will take place on 16 November 2017 in Bonn, Germany, as part of the COP 23 UN Climate Change Conference. Its main theme is the potential of clean energy solutions for decarbonisation, economic growth and jobs.
The National Energy Regulator of Montenegro, RAE, is the first Energy Community regulator to have been granted observer status in the Gas and Electricity Working Groups of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER).
Update: New documents have been published.
The Commission proposes new targets for the EU fleet wide average CO2 emissions of new passenger cars and vans to help accelerate the transition to low- and zero emission vehicles.