INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 18 Dec 2017

Our telegram headlines today*: 


  • Governance of the Energy Union – EU Council agrees general approach +++ 
  • Creating a modern electricity market – EU Council agrees its position +++ 
  • A more competitive and consumer-oriented internal electricity market – EU Council reaches general approach +++ 
  • St 15237 2017 Cor 1 Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the internal market for electricity (recast) - General approach +++ 
  • St 15239 2017 Cor 1 Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on common rules for the internal market in electricity (recast) - General approach +++ 
  • Energy Union: European solidarity on energy: synchronisation of the Baltic States' electricity network with the European system will strengthen security of supply +++ 
  • EU Commission Q&A on the Baltic States' synchronisation with the continental European Network (CEN) +++ 
  • DG Energy: EU invests in energy security and diversification in Central and South Eastern Europe +++ 
  • Study - Gender Perspective on Access to Energy in the EU - PE 596.816 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality +++ 
  • Greenpeace Energy: „Deutschland muss jetzt die Weichen für barrierefreien Bürgerstromhandel stellen“ 


  • ACER launches an improved version of the REMIT Notification Platform
  • EFET comments on the revised version of the draft recast Electricity Directive and Regulation issued by the Council of the EU
  • EFET letter to AEEGSI on the capacity reshuffle mechanism
  • EFET comments on the Greece - Italy incremental capacity proposal
  • EFET response to ANRE consultation on the principles for trading natural gas on centralized markets


  • Promoting renewable energy use – EU Council adopts its position
  • St 15236 2017 Add 1 Cor 1 ANNEXES to the Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and the Council on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (recast) - General approach
  • EEA: Renewable energy in Europe – 2017 Update: Recent growth and knock-on effects
  • EEA: Renewables accounted for vast majority of new EU power capacity in 2016
  • State aid: EU Commission approves prolongation of support for biofuels in Lithuania
  • CAN Europe: EU governments’ positions would stifle renewable energy revolution
  • Renewables: EU Member States abandon pretence of climate ambition, says WWF
  • IRENA reaches out to energy innovators at European Utility Week and the Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference


  • New DG Energy Follow-up study to the LNG and storage strategy
  • # COAL
  • IEA: Coal demand to remain flat to 2022, resulting in a decade of stagnation


  • Updated: Gazprom inks documents for cooperation in Iran


  • BDI zur Nichtgenehmigung der EEG-Entlastung bei KWK: Plötzliches Entlastungs-Aus hochgradig irritierend


    • Décision de la Commission relative à la nomination d'un inspecteur de contrôle de sécurité nucléaire
    • PARECER DA COMISSÃO ao abrigo do Regulamento (UE) n.º 994/2010 e do Regulamento (UE) n.º 2017/1938 sobre o plano preventivo de ação e o plano de emergência apresentados pelas autoridades competentes da República Portuguesa à Comissão Europeia


  • Draft agenda - Thursday, 11 January 2018 - PE 615.477v01-00 - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy


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