INSIGHT EU: ENERGY Telegram 20 Sept 2017


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# ENERGY UNION: 

  • Save your place at Horizon 2020 Energy Info Days 2017 +++ 
  • EU Commission: EU energy ministers meet in Tallinn, Estonia +++ 
  • Estonian EU Presidency: EU energy ministers focus on the functioning of the electricity market +++ 
  • DG Energy: Focus on Estonia: the Energy Union tour +++ 
  • EP Draft opinion - Internal market for electricity (recast) - PE 609.648v02-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (2nd version) +++ 
  • Debating the future of Europe’s electricity markets in Tallinn +++ 
  • Reinforcing the EU energy industry transformation: stronger policies needed - Bruegel 

# ENERGY EFFICIENCY

  • DG Energy: Changes to Eurostat rules to boost investment in energy efficiency
  • EP Opinion - Energy efficiency - PE 604.565v05-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (5th version)
  • EEX: Powernext is appointed to operate the National Registry of Energy Savings Certificates
  • EU lifts one key barrier for public investments in energy efficiency, easing adoption of ambitious 2030 targets and measures - The Coalition for Energy Savings
  • Cefic: Energy efficiency, both an opportunity and a challenge for industry

# SMART ENERGY

  • Update on Joint EURELECTRIC-Pöyry Event: #ENERGY4.0 - When Internet Meets Energy

# RENEWABLES

  • Cefic and the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) call for full tariff elimination on bio-ethanol for use as feedstock in chemical industry, through EU-Mercosur trade negotiations

# UKRAINE

  • Ukraine: Government to pursue the policy towards energy independence and demonopolization of the energy sector, assures Prime Minister

# GAS MARKETS

  • EPC TRANSATLANTIC CHALLENGES POLICY DIALOGUE: The changing geopolitics of gas markets:  Implications for the EU and the US

# GAZPROM

  • Russian nanotechnologies deemed highly promising for use in Gazprom’s projects

# OIL MARKET

  • IEA Commentary: Looking for balance in the oil market

# NUCLEAR ENERGY

  • Joint Convention on Spent Fuel and Radioactive Waste Safety Celebrates 20th Anniversary
  • IAEA: Meeting the Challenge of Future Nuclear Decommissioning through Education and Training
  • IAEA: General Conference Day 3 Highlights

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • DG ENER
    • COMMISSION DECISION on Memorandum of Understanding on complementing the Central and South-Eastern European Connectivity (CESEC) initiative with a Joint approach on electricity market, energy efficiency and renewable development
    • COMMISSION OPINION relating to the plan for the disposal of radioactive waste arising from the Radiana National Disposal Facility, located adjacent to the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant site in Bulgaria (only the Bulgarian text is authentic)
    • COMMISSION OPINION relating to the plan to modify the disposal of radioactive waste arising from the Sellafield Magnox Swarf Storage Silo, located in the United Kingdom (only the English text is authentic)

# EU PARLIAMENTR REGISTER

  • Amendments 51 - 85 - Promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (recast) - PE 609.605v01-00 - Committee on Development

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • ST 12353 2017 INIT 1. Report of the European Atomic Energy Community on the Joint Convention 2. Commission report on the implementation of the work carried out under the nuclear decommissioning assistance programmes 3. Any other business
  • ST 12051 2017 INIT Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL concerning measures to safeguard the security of gas supply and repealing Regulation (EU) No 994/2010 – Outcome of the European Parliament's first reading (Strasbourg, 11 to 14 September 2017)
  • # EU COUNCIL REGISTER
  • CM 4113 2017 INIT WORKING PARTY ON ENERGY


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