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Electricity heading the race for #CarbonNeutrality

Electricity heading the race for #CarbonNeutrality

| September 20, 2019

Power sector decarbonization is gaining pace in the EU. Updated key indicators show that political action and financing is needed to ensure additional investments and electrification of other sectors. Europe’s deep decarbonization ambitions have set in motion a complete transformation of the way we generate and consume electricity. Carbon neutral sources are quickly becoming the norm for power […]

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#StateAid – Commission opens in-depth investigation into #Lithuania electricity strategic reserve measure

#StateAid – Commission opens in-depth investigation into #Lithuania electricity strategic reserve measure

| June 4, 2019

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Lithuanian support to energy company AB Lietuvos Energija in the context of a strategic reserve measure, which was in place in Lithuania until 2018, may have unduly favoured the company and distorted competition in the Single Market, in breach of EU state aid rules. […]

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Timely implementation of #Ukraine #ElectricityMarketReform

Timely implementation of #Ukraine #ElectricityMarketReform

| May 31, 2019

The energy sector is the foundation of the Ukrainian economy. Unfortunately, energy remains a highly politicized topic in Ukraine and the current political uncertainty means there is a very real danger that the vital process of energy market liberalization will be pushed back. This will have significant consequences for the economic development and security of […]

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#StateAid – Commission approves provisional measure ensuring security of local electricity supply in #Slovakia

#StateAid – Commission approves provisional measure ensuring security of local electricity supply in #Slovakia

| May 13, 2019

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules the compensation granted by Slovakia to electric utility company Slovenské Elektrárne a.s. for temporarily supplying a mandatory quantity of electricity from indigenous fuel sources into the Bystričany electricity system node in Slovakia. Slovakia notified the Commission of its plans to entrust electric utility company Slovenské […]

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Parliament makes #EUElectricityMarket cleaner and more consumer-friendly

Parliament makes #EUElectricityMarket cleaner and more consumer-friendly

| March 27, 2019

New rules to create a Europe-wide market for electricity that is cleaner, more competitive and better able to cope with risks, were approved by Parliament on Tuesday (26 March) MEPs adopted four new laws on the EU electricity market, agreed informally with EU ministers in late 2018, and hereby conclude the Clean Energy for All Europeans […]

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New #ElectricityRules – Compare prices, switch suppliers, produce at home

New #ElectricityRules – Compare prices, switch suppliers, produce at home

| March 26, 2019

    Consumers will enjoy additional rights for electricity thanks to new EU rules on access to price comparison sites, use of home-produced energy and energy monitors. Find out more. MEPs debated the new rules on Monday (25 April) and vote on them today (26 April). Once the directive has been formally adopted by the Parliament […]

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Deal on #EUElectricityMarket rules to benefit both consumers and environment

Deal on #EUElectricityMarket rules to benefit both consumers and environment

| December 21, 2018

Parliament and Council negotiators agreed to move ahead towards a real European electricity market  The creation of a genuine EU electricity market to better integrate renewable energy was provisionally agreed between MEPs and EU member states this week. An overhaul of EU electricity market rules was informally agreed to tackle barriers to cross-border trade of […]

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