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New rules for the Agency for the Co-operation of Energy Regulators (ACER) [EU Legislation in Progress]

Written by Gregor Erbach (2nd edition),

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On 30 November 2016, the European Commission presented a legislative proposal for a regulation on the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER), as part of the ‘clean energy for all Europeans’ legislative package. The proposed regulation recasts the legislation establishing the agency (Regulation (EC) No 713/2009), adapting it to changes in the energy markets and addressing the need for enhanced regional cooperation. It gives ACER a stronger role in the development of network codes and the coordination of regional decision-making. It furthermore assigns it a number of new tasks related to the regional operational centres that are to be established, the supervision of nominated electricity market operators and the assessment of generation adequacy and risk preparedness.

In the European Parliament, the proposal has been referred to the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), which adopted its report in February 2018.

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Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (recast)
Committee responsible: Committee on Industry, Research and Energy COM(2016) 863 of 30.11.2016

2016/0378 (COD)

Ordinary legislative procedure (COD) (Parliament and Council on equal footing – formerly ‘co-decision’)

 

Rapporteur: Morten Helveg Petersen (ALDE, Denmark)
Shadow rapporteurs: Werner Langen (EPP, Germany)
Miroslav Poche (S&D, Czech Republic)
Hans-Olaf Henkel (ECR, Germany)
Neoklis Sylikiotis (GUE/NGL, Cyprus)
Davor Škrlec (Greens/EFA, Croatia)
Rolandas Paksas (EFDD, Lithuania)
Barbara Kappel (ENF, Austria)
Next steps expected: Trilogue negotiations

Stage: Trilogue

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