Energy

Consultations

Consultations

International cooperation
Open

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
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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
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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.

Markets and consumers, Imports and secure supplies
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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.

Oil, gas and coal
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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
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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
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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.

Infrastructure
Closed

The objective of this consultation is to seek your views on the need for a Smart Grid project from an EU energy policy perspective bringing together security of supply, market integration, competition and sustainability. View translations of this page.

Oil, gas and coal
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The consultation aims to identify the areas where improvements to the Regulation are required and what the various options and their impacts are.

Infrastructure
Closed

This consultation seeks views on the need for a gas or electricity project that helps achieve security of supply, market integration, competition and sustainability. View translations of this page.

Markets and consumers
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The consultation sought views on priorities for the development of network codes and guidelines for 2015 and beyond. These views feed in to the annual priority list prepared by the European Commission.

Energy Efficiency
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The consultation sought opinions on EU energy efficiency policies for 2020 and 2030.  In particular, it provided views on progress towards the EU's 20% energy efficiency target for 2020 and the creation of a new target and policies for 2030.

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Markets and consumers
Closed

This consultation sought views into the functioning of the energy retail market and the level of consumer participation.

Energy Efficiency
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The consultation sought views for a review of the Energy Labelling Directive and part of the Ecodesign Directive.

Nuclear Energy
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This consultation sought opinions on the need for common EU rules for insurance and compensation concerning nuclear accidents in the EU.

Energy strategy, Markets and consumers, Imports and secure supplies
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This consultation sought views on the work of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER). It is part of an evaluation which the European Commission carries out annually.

Renewable energy
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The consultation sought views on the Commission's Green Paper to establish a 2030 framework for climate and energy policies.

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