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Draft reports on the directive and regulation on the internal market in electricity

On 15 and 16 June 2017, the Rapporteur, Mr. Krišjānis Kariņš (EPP, LV), published his two draft reports on the proposal for a directive on common rules for the internal market for electricity and regulation on the internal market for electricity respectively. The rapporteur has introduced altogether 187 amendments in the draft reports: 129 for the regulation and 58 for the directive.

The deadline for submitting amendments to the two reports has been extended to 15 September 2017.

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The European Commission's Winter Package adopted!

Brussels, 30 November, the European Commission adopted the so-called “Winter Package” under the title “Clean Energy for All Europeans”.The proposals have three main goals: putting energy efficiency first, achieving global leadership in renewable energies and providing a fair deal for consumers.

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GEODE published Amendments Proposals to the European Commission's Directive and Regulation on the internal market for the electricity

GEODE has published its Amendments Proposals to the European Commission's Directive and Regulation on the internal market for electricity, which were both published in the 'Winter Package' in November 2016.

You can read the full Amendments Proposals for the Directive here and for the Regulation here.

Naiades publishes project on “Recommendations for European future electricity Distribution policy”

Naiades published a report on “Recommendations for European future electricity Distribution policy”, which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme.   

The objective of the Naiades project is to manufacture sodium-ion batteries designed to the technical specifications drafted by Estabanell Energia, an electricity distributor and member of GEODE. The aim is to put the batteries in a secondary substation connected to both prosumers and consumers.

You can read the full report here.

The Electrification Alliance- Electricity for an Efficient and Decarbonised Europe

GEODE has joined forces with partnering stakeholders across the Energy sector here in Brussels to launch the Electricification Alliance, calling to recognise electrcity as the key energy carrier for an efficent and decarbonised European future for all Citizens. The declaration was launched on 23 June at an event in Brussels.  

Read the Full Declaration here

Renewable Gas in the Recast of the Renewable Energy Directive: A (Hidden) Opportunity?

This statement is a brief response to the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II), and embodies the views of nine European associations representing producers, suppliers, transporters and distributors of gaseous energy coming from natural and renewable sources. We bring together a broad base of local, regional, national, and international actors promoting and raising awareness about the potential that renewable gas can offer Europeans in terms of clean, efficient, safe and sustainable energy.

Read the full statement here


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