• Road transport expected to lead the new uses of gas up to 2025

    30-Oct-2014
    ​The growth of new uses for gas up to 2025 in the EU will depend mostly on market aspects such as pricing, taxation, infrastructure availability and the commitment of the industry rather than regulation, according to the study Regulatory implications of new developments in the gas supply chain published today by ACER. The report –commissioned to Kantor consultancy- finds that the use of gas for road transport is expected to experience the highest growth as it represents a price competitive alternative that allows meeting stricter EU emission requirements.

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  • ACER Market Monitoring Report 2014 - Why is the decrease in wholesale energy prices not reflected in retail prices?

    22-Oct-2014
    Despite a general decrease in wholesale energy prices, gas and electricity retail prices continued to grow in 2013, although at a slower pace than in previous years. On average, the electricity bill for households increased by 4.4% while gas prices rose by 2.7%. The latest Market Monitoring Report presented today in Brussels by the EU Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) and the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER) identifies a vicious circle in many Member States wherein a lack of competition results in low switching rates, which is sometimes used to justify regulated tariffs which, in turn, can hamper competition.

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  • ACER issued an Opinion on the ENTSO-E methodology for Incidents Classification Scale in 2014

    17-Oct-2014
    ACER has recently published an Opinion on the ENTSO-E Incidents Classification Scale – Methodology 2014. This is the first ACER Opinion on this ENTSO-E deliverable aiming at defining the scale for classifying system incidents according to severity, as well as, the scope and content of the ENTSO-E annual report on these incidents.

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  • ACER welcomes the European Commission’s call for the full implementation of the Third Energy Package

    13-Oct-2014
    ACER welcomes the European Commission’s request for Member States to fully implement and apply the rules established by the Third Energy Package, as well as the electricity and gas network codes, included in its Report on the progress towards the Internal Energy Market published today. ACER welcomes the emphasis of the Commission’s report on the emergence of a robust single energy market thanks to the cooperative efforts at European level of national administrations, the energy regulators under the umbrella of the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) and the network operators (ENTSOs).

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  • Regulators’ Bridge to 2025 energy proposals should guide the new Commission’s energy priorities

    23-Sep-2014
    Liquid, integrated electricity and gas markets, with a higher penetration of renewables and the consequent higher requirements for flexible response, as well a more active participation of smaller consumers are the trends foreseen for the next decade in the ACER Conclusions Paper “Energy Regulation: A Bridge to 2025”.

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  • ACER issued an Opinion on the implementation of investments in electricity transmission networks

    14-Aug-2014
    ​ACER has recently published an Opinion on the implementation of investments in electricity transmission networks. This is the first ACER Opinion in this field and it focuses on the increase of cross-border grid transfer capability from each investment and on the timing aspect (status and timing/progress) of investment components.

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  • ACER adopts a decision on the allocation of costs for the Gas Interconnection project between Poland and Lithuania

    11-Aug-2014
    Today ACER has adopted its first CBCA decision on a PCI, the Gas interconnection Poland Lithuania (GIPL). Preliminarily, the Agency concludes that the overall economic benefits delivered by GIPL to the involved countries are twice as high as its costs.

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