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Commission Expert Group on electricity interconnection targets

Commission Expert Group on electricity interconnection targets

The Commission has already set a 10% electricity interconnection target for 2020, but has proposed to extend this to 15% by 2030 while taking into account cost aspects and the potential of commercial exchanges in the relevant regions. The electricity interconnection Expert Group was established in 2016 to provide the Commission with technical advice on reaching these targets.

The Expert Group is made up of 15 leading experts on the European energy market from European industry organisations, academic and research bodies, NGOs, and international organisations. Members of the Expert Group were selected via an open call for applicants. They are appointed for two and a half years, renewable once.

The Expert Group makes proposals on defining interconnection targets for 2030 and improving interconnection capacity, taking into account energy trends, costs and trade flows. It may also suggest ways of making electricity interconnection projects easier to implement, in particular in their financing, and permit granting procedures.

Report of the Commission Expert Group on electricity interconnection targets

Executive Summary (hover over for translations)

Sixteenth meeting of the Commission expert group on electricity interconnection targets, 25 January 2019
Fifteenth meeting of the Commission expert group on electricity interconnection targets, 22 November 2018
Fourteenth meeting of the Commission expert group on electricity interconnection targets, 2 October 2018
Thirteenth meeting of the Commission expert group on electricity interconnection targets, 18 July 2018
Twelfth meeting of the Commission expert group on electricity interconnection targets, 19 June 2018
Eleventh meeting of the Commission expert group on electricity interconnection targets, 26 April 2018
Tenth meeting of the Commission expert group on electricity interconnection targets, 09 November 2017
Ninth meeting of the Commission expert group on electricity interconnection targets, 13 September 2017
Eighth meeting of the Commission expert group on electricity interconnection targets, 12 July 2017
Seventh meeting of the Commission expert group on electricity interconnection targets, 15 June 2017
Sixth meeting of the Commission expert group on electricity interconnection targets, 21 April 2017
Fifth meeting of the Expert Group on electricity interconnection targets, 28 February 2017
Fourth meeting of the expert group on electricity interconnection targets, 26 January 2017
Third meeting of the expert group on electricity interconnection targets, 19 December 2016
Second meeting of the expert group on electricity interconnection targets, 9 November 2016
First meeting of the expert group on electricity interconnection targets, 17 - 18 October 2016