The European Union (EU) Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) has launched today a public consultation to decide on the methodologies for assessing whether the EU, as a whole, has sufficient electricity resources to meet its future electricity needs. These methodologies, mandated by the Clean Energy Package legislation, are key in ensuring and improving the reliability of Europe's electricity supply.
The methodologies, developed by the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) and submitted to ACER for approval, are:
ACER is competent to decide on these proposals in accordance with its founding Regulation and the recast Electricity Regulation, amending them where necessary.
In order to inform our decisions, we are seeking views from all the interested parties during a three-week public consultation, until 27 May 2020.
Find out more about the consultation.
ACER's Public Notice informing about the initiation of this procedure can be found here.