INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 28 Nov 2017

Our telegram headlines today*: 


  • EU Commission: Regulating Europe's electricity markets: Florence conference focuses on benefits for society +++ 
  • EP Opinion - Common rules for the internal market in electricity (recast) - PE 604.859v03-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety +++ 
  • EURELECTRIC response to ENTSOs TYNDP 2018 Scenario Report consultation - 27 November 2017| Wholesale Markets 


  • Cleaner energy: new binding targets for energy efficiency and use of renewables +++ 
  • SPD zur Energie-Union – Meilenstein für nachhaltige Energiepolitik +++ 
  • SPD: Etappensieg für die Energie-Union - EU-Parlament fordert verbindliche Ziele für den Ausbau der Erneuerbaren und die Steigerung der Energieeffizienz +++ 
  • GUE/NGL: Mixed results from Parliament vote on ‘Clean Energy Package’ +++ 
  • EU-Abgeordnete Cornelia Ernst (DIE LINKE) zum Europäischen Energiepaket: Licht und Schatten - heutige Abstimmungen im EP-Industrieausschuss +++ 
  • WWF: EU Parliament: Energy efficiency boosted, but renewables busted +++ 
  • CAN Europe: MEPs vote for stronger energy targets 


  • Renewable energy: MEPs setting ambitious targets for Europe
  • EPP: Target for renewables good for both climate and growth
  • S&Ds lead the European Parliament’s call for a 35% share of renewable energy by 2030
  • ECR: Renewable energy target irrelevant compared to wider energy market problems
  • BEUC: EU Parliament wants consumers to be part of energy transition to renewables
  • Bundesverband Bioenergie: Biokraftstoffhandel weltweit – Bestandsaufnahme und Ausblick


  • Energy efficiency is the key to a new European economic and social model, say S&Ds
  • ALDE/FDP zur Energieeffizienz-Richtlinie: Nötige Flexibilität fehlt
  • ECR: EU efficiency plans will hurt business and push up energy prices
  • Eurima: European Parliament, ITRE committee gives green light to 40% binding energy efficiency target
  • Parliament lead committee reaffirms support for ambitious energy efficiency policies - The Coalition for Energy Savings
  • BDI zur Energieeffizienz-Abstimmung im Europaparlament
  • VCI: Industrieausschuss des EP stimmt für schärfere Vorgaben zur Energieeffizienz - Wenig Verständnis für die Bedeutung von Energie


  • Meeting with Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller - Russian President
  • Mizuho Bank, SMBC, and J.P. Morgan to provide EUR 1 billion credit facility to Gazprom


  • High level meetings in advance of the 28th Energy Charter Conference


  • Cm 5130 2017 Rev 1 WORKING PARTY ON ENERGY
  • St 14671 2017 Init COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union at the thirty-seventh meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats with regard to an amendment to Appendix II to the Convention
  • St 14992 2017 Init Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council 2017 assessment of the progress mady by Member States towards the national energy efficiency targets for 2020 and towards the implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive as required by Article 24(3) of the Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU


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