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Press Release: Group of Observers takes note of temporary suspension of electricity procurement process in Moldova

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Press Release: Secretariat publishes detailed information on Ukraine’s large combustion plants under opt-out regime

Article 4(4) of the Large Combustion Plants Directive provides an implementation alternative for plants reaching the end of their lifetime. According to this regime (called limited lifetime derogation or opt-out), combustion plants can remain operational either until a certain number of operational hours or a given end date, whichever comes first. In exchange, they are exempted from compliance with the emission limit values of the Directive in this transitional period.

Public Consultation: Proposed PECI and PMI Projects

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Press Release: EU4Energy supports development of rules for the operation of supplier of last resort for gas consumers in Georgia

On 25 and 26 March, Energy Community experts in close cooperation with the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia and the Georgian National Energy Regulatory Commission (GNERC) launched EU4Energy technical assistance aimed at developing rules and regulations for the appointment and operation of a supplier of last resort in the natural gas market of Georgia.

Press Release: Stakeholder workshop explores carbon pricing design options for the Energy Community

Includes the agenda and the presentations of the workshop.

The first workshop in the context of stakeholder consultations on the study on carbon pricing design for the Energy Community took place on 26 March 2020. More than 80 participants, including representatives of the European Commission, national ministries, energy companies, regulatory authorities as well as NGOs and other stakeholders from all Contracting Parties, received an overview of existing carbon pricing schemes in the Contracting Parties as well as the EU Emissions Trading System and other non-EU schemes.

Press Release: Energy and Climate Committee welcomes leading Contracting Parties’ progress on upgrading pledges under global Paris Agreement as well as integrated National Energy and Climate Plans

Today, the 5th Energy and Climate Committee meeting drew together more than 70 participants to discuss the Contracting Parties’ progress on the preparation of revised Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC2), ahead of COP26, and integrated National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs).

Press Release: Ukraine to be first Contracting Party to implement Gas Capacity Allocation Network Code

Last week, the Ukrainian gas transmission system operator LLC “Gas TSO of Ukraine” agreed with the Polish GSA Platform Operator to use the GSA Platform to allocate capacities on the interconnection points on the Ukraine-Poland border in line with the Gas Capacity Allocation Network Code and the ENTSOG capacity auction calendar.

Press Release: EU4Energy assists Ukraine in transposing EU Regulation on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency

On 20 March, EU4Energy Governance launched a technical assistance project to assist Ukraine in the transposition of Regulation (EU) 1227/2011 on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency (REMIT). The Regulation defines a framework for identifying and penalising insider trading and market manipulation in wholesale energy markets across Europe.

Press Release: Secretariat convenes meetings to boost sustainable large infrastructure development in the Energy Community

The Energy Community Groups for electricity, gas and oil, charged with steering the process of selecting key infrastructure projects, met on 18 and 19 March. The Groups discussed the methodology for assessing the potential candidate Projects of Energy Community Interest (PECI) and Projects of Mutual Interest (PMI) submitted by project promoters, verifying that they meet the eligibility criteria defined in the Regulation (EU) 347/2013 on guidelines for trans-European energy infrastructure.

Press Release: Moldova to acquire tool to monitor energy efficiency developments

On 18 March, EU4Energy Governance launched a technical assistance project to support Moldova with the development of a web-based Monitoring and Verification Platform (MVP) that will assist authorities in measuring progress towards energy efficiency targets and calculate energy savings.

Press Release: Energy Community Coordination Group puts energy efficiency of buildings in the spotlight, unveils new biomass-based heating database

Improving the energy efficiency of buildings was at the core of the 22nd meeting of the Energy Community Coordination Group in Vienna on 11 March. The meeting took stock of the implementation of national building renovation strategies, as set out in the Group’s work programme 2019-2020, and ongoing and future investment programmes.

Press Release: Secretariat meets new Kosovo Government, discusses future of energy reforms

The Secretariat met with representatives of the new Kosovo* Government, including Prime Minister Kurti, Deputy Prime Minister Abazi, Minister of Economy Hajdari and Minister of Infrastructure and Environment Abdixhiku, in Pristina on 3 March 2020.

Press Release: Montenegro continues to take major steps to reduce GHG emissions as government approves cap and trade system for major emitters

Following the adoption of the Law on Protection from the Negative Impacts of Climate Change in December 2019, Montenegro continues to lead the way in the Energy Community in the establishment of a complete system required to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, protect the ozone layer and adapt to climate change.

Press Release: North Macedonia becomes first Contracting Party to start converting coal mines to solar fields

As part of its efforts to boost renewables and fight air pollution, North Macedonia has initiated the realization of its plans to build solar PV plants on top of a coal mine site in Oslomej, Kicevo. On 11 February 2020, the government launched a public tender seeking investors to construct two photovoltaic units of up to 100 MW in total.

Press Release: National Energy and Climate Plan in Georgia tackled during EU4Energy high level meeting in Tbilisi

On 12 February, EU4Energy Governance organised a High Level Policy Talks event to support Georgia with the development of the National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP).

Press Release: North Macedonian Parliament adopts the most all inclusive Energy Efficiency Law Energy

Energy Community Secretariat welcomes yesterday’s adoption of a comprehensive Law on Energy Efficiency, transposing the EU Energy Efficiency Directive, Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, Regulation on Labelling of energy related products, and Directive on Eco-design of energy related products.

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