IEU ENERGY Telegram 19 Sept 2016




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# ENERGY STATE AID

  • State aid: EU Commission authorises support for a highly efficient cogeneration power plant in Lithuania
  • State aid: EU Commission opens in-depth investigation into Luxembourg's tax treatment of GDF Suez (now Engie)
  • Opening of an investigation relating to the tax treatment of ENGIE in Luxembourg
  • Luxleaks-Sonderberichterstatter und FDP-Präsidiumsmitglied Michael Theurer (ALDE/FDP) zur Beihilfeuntersuchung der EU-Kommission bezüglich GDF Suez (nun "Engie") in Luxemburg
  • Die Grünen: Wettbewerbsverfahren gegen Engie: EU-Kommissarin Vestager treibt gerechteres Europa voran 

# ENERGY UNION

  • ST 12116 2016 INIT Commission non-paper on the preparations for the Energy Community Ministerial Council (13-14 October 2016)
  • ST 11973 2016 INIT Directive 2009/72/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 concerning common rules for the internal market in electricity and repealing Directive 2003/54/EC
  • ST 11979 2016 INIT Directive 2009/73/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 concerning common rules for the internal market in natural gas and repealing Directive 2003/55/EC

# ENERGY REGULATION

  • ENTSO-E and TSO position: Data management in the EU electricity networks
  • Wholesale gas prices continue to fall in the EU but electricity prices end their decreasing trend in some countries
  • EIC allocated codes revised - ENTSO-E
  • Energy Community Secretariat concerned unbundling of Naftogaz is at risk

# ENERGY EFFICIENCY

  • St 11960 2016 Init Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL setting a framework for energy efficiency labelling and repealing Directive 2010/30/EU

# RENEWABLES

  • Renewables Grid Initiative: Sustainability and the Power Grid
  • SolarPowerEurope Supported Events: The Caribbean Region--Challenges and opportunities for the energy transformation

# CAPACITY MECHANISMS

  • Energy Prices, not Capacity Mechanisms, Are Key to Ensuring Reliability at the Lowest Cost - The Energy Collective

# ENERGY SECURITY

  • GUE/NGL ‘Study Days’ to Slovakia and Czech Republic to explore energy security and food safety

# GAZPROM

  • Gazprom: Bolivia’s Incahuasi field brought into commercial production

# ENERGY DIPLOMACY

  • US State Department deepens cooperation with International Energy Charter
  • EU JRC: Sub-Saharan Africa: existing energy infrastructure upgrade can bring electricity to 15.4 m people
  • Speech: 'UK-India partnership is strong in the energy sector'

# GERMAN ENERGY TRANSITION

  • BDEW erreicht Befreiung der Energiewirtschaft vom Vergaberecht -- Öffentliche Aufträge bei Beschaffungsvorgängen im Bereich Vertrieb von Strom und Gas an Letztverbraucher nicht mehr ausschreibungspflichtig

# EU REGISTERS

## EU COMMISSION
  • Décision de la Commission établissant la position de l'Union européenne concernant une décision des organes de gestion en vertu de l'accord entre le gouvernement des États-Unis d'Amérique et l'Union européenne concernant la coordination des programmes d'étiquetage relatifs à l'efficacité énergétique des équipements de bureau portant sur la révision des spécifications applicables aux dispositifs d'affichage figurant à l'annexe C de l'accord
  • Décision de la Commission autorisant l'exportation de matières nucléaires produites dans la Communauté
  • Décision de la Commission autorisant l'exportation de matières nucléaires produites dans la Communauté
  • Règlement de la Commission établissant une ligne directrice relative à l'allocation de capacité à terme
  • COMMISSION DECISION establishing the Commission Proposal to the Ministerial Council of the Energy Community on the Recommendation on preparing for the implementation of Regulation (EU) No 525/2013 on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions


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