Energy

Consultations

Consultations

Renewable energy
Open

The objective of this survey is to consult stakeholders and citizens on an updated EU policy on sustainable bioenergy for the period 2020-2030, as part of the EU renewable energy package foreseen before the end of 2016.

 

Energy strategy
Open

In this context, the present consultation seeks stakeholders' views on current planning and reporting obligations in the energy field, and on how these could be improved to better serve the objectives of the Energy Union in the context of the new governance. View translations.

Renewable energy
Closed

The objective of this survey is to consult stakeholders and citizens on the new renewable energy directive (REDII) for the period 2020-2030, foreseen before the end of 2016. The bioenergy sustainability policy, which will form part as well of the new renewable energy package, will be covered by a separate public consultation.

Energy Efficiency
Closed

The objective of this survey is to consult stakeholders and citizens on the Review of Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency (EED), foreseen for the second half of 2016. The Review has a targeted approach and will focus on Articles 1, 3, 6, 7, 9-11, 20 and 24, to assess these Articles in view of the 2030 energy efficiency target. 

Nuclear Energy
Closed

The European Commission is seeking your views on how to improve EU rules on notifying nuclear projects in EU countries to the Commission.

International cooperation
Closed

This consultation seeks your assessment of the current Intergovernmental Agreements (IGAs) Decision and your views as regards what could be improved in the mechanism it establishes in order to increase transparency of such agreements and compatibility with EU energy security provisions. View translations.

Infrastructure
Closed

This consultation seeks views on the need for a gas, electricity or oil project from an EU energy policy perspective bringing together security of supply, market integration, competition and sustainability. The consultation concerns additional projects with respect to the public consultation held between 22 December 2014 and 31 March 2015. View translations.

Markets and consumers, Imports and secure supplies
Closed

In its Energy Union Strategy, the Commission announced its intention to propose new legislation on electricity security of supply in 2016, as part of a broader set of initiatives to reform the EU framework governing electricity markets. This public consultation complements the consultation on a new energy market design, by looking in particular at the role of national authorities in preventing and managing risks related to the security of electricity supply, and at how to improve their cooperation in a cross-border context.

Markets and consumers
Closed

The objective of this consultation is to seek stakeholder's views on the issues that may need to be addressed in such a redesign of the European electricity market. These issues include: (i) improvements to market functioning and investment signals; (ii) market integration of renewables; (iii) linking retail and wholesale markets (iv); reinforcing regional coordination of policy making, between system operators and of infrastructure investments; (v) the governance of the internal electricity market; and, (vi) an European dimension to security of supply.

Oil, gas and coal
Closed

The Energy Union Communication commits us to developing a comprehensive LNG and storage strategy that will explore the full potential of LNG and gas storage in the mid- to long-term, and to identifying how LNG and gas storage can enhance security and competitiveness of supply in the EU, in particular through diversification of sources, in normal and crisis situations alike.

Energy Efficiency
Closed

The objective of this consultation is to consult stakeholders on the review of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive and evaluate whether the directive has met its aims.

Infrastructure gas, Markets and consumers, Infrastructure
Closed

The objective of this consultation is to consult stakeholders on the priorities for the development of network codes and guidelines for 2016 and beyond. The European Commission has to establish in accordance with Article 6(1) of Regulation (EC) No. 714/2009 ("the Electricity Regulation") and Article 6(1) of Regulation (EC) No. 715/2009 ("the Gas Regulation") an annual priority list identifying the areas to be included in the development of network codes.

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