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News Overview
5 December 2023

Climate ambition and energy cooperation: key focus areas for the Energy Community Secretariat at COP 28

The Energy Community Secretariat, led by Director Artur Lorkowski, played a prominent role at COP 28 in Dubai, organizing and contributing to dynamic side events and discussions that emphasized the organization's dedication to advancing climate action and energy cooperation.

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4 December 2023

The Ukraine Energy Support Fund in October

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1 December 2023

Secretariat’s Director visits Kosovo*

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The Secretariat releases its
Legal Framework 5.0 edition
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Published 12 October 2023

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  • Clean energy package targets adopted

    Clean Energy Package and 2030 targets

    The 2022 Energy Community Ministerial Council adopted 2030 energy and climate targets to reduce primary and final energy consumption, accelerate the uptake of renewables and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to achieve climate neutrality by 2050. The Ministers agreed to national renewables targets that amount to an overall Energy Community target of 31.0% of energy from renewable sources in gross final energy consumption by 2030. To boost energy efficiency and energy savings, they agreed to cap the amount of primary energy consumption at 129.88 Mtoe and the amount of final energy consumption at 79.06 Mtoe at the level of the Energy Community. They also agreed to cap the total greenhouse gas emissions for the Energy Community at 427.64 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent by 2030, which represents a decrease of 60.9% below 1990 levels.

    A year earlier, the ministers adopted five key legislative acts stemming from the EU’s Clean energy for all Europeans package. The acts were further adapted with the 2022 decisions.

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  • Just transition Initiative

    Just transition Initiative

    In order to be considered “just” and “inclusive”, energy transition processes need to ensure fairness via equal distribution, full recognition of rights and labour contributions, equal participation in decision-making procedures, and equal capabilities in renewable energy outcomes. This is why it is crucial to conceive a “just energy transition” NOT as a fixed set of rules, but rather as a vision, a process based on dialogue and an agenda for a participatory framework that prioritizes the needs and concerns of local residents, particularly vulnerable stakeholders. 

    The Energy Community Secretariat manages four interlinked projects, which together represent the key dimensions of the Just Transition Initiative. 

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  • EU4ENERGY Governance

    EU4ENERGY Governance

    The EU4Energy Programme Phase II was launched by the European Union, as part of its Regional Action Programme – East. The action builds on the work of the EU4Energy Programme Phase I and the lessons learnt from it. 

    The new phase spans between 2021 and 2026. The objective of EU4Energy Project Phase II is to foster the clean energy transition and decarbonisation in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine and to contribute to the post 2020 Eastern Partnership architecture. These countries have already signed Association Agreements, including a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA), with the EU in the energy sector and they have a status of Contracting Parties within the scope of the Energy Community Treaty. The action will provide support through evidence-based energy policy design and through a transposition and implementation of the Energy Community acquis / DCFTA / EU best practice legal framework.

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  • Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Centre

    Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Centre

    The Secretariat’s Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Centre provides high-quality services in negotiation and mediation of investor-state disputes and offers negotiation support to national authorities in their negotiations with private parties. The Centre also facilitates the swift closure of dispute settlement cases under the Energy Community Treaty via tailor-made negotiation and mediation facilities.

    A group of experienced negotiators covering a wide-range of expertise supports the work of the Centre. 

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Pick a date to find out about our many events!


Ukraine Ukraine  on 2 November 2023

The rules for long-term and daily allocation with Romanian transmission system operator were approved by both regulators, and daily auctions started via Ukrenergo’s allocation platform.

Moldova Moldova  on 13 October 2023

ENTSO-E approves Moldelectrica's application for an observer status.

Ukraine Ukraine  on 11 October 2023

The regulator NEURC adopts the first package of regulations required to implement the Law regarding the prevention of abuse in wholesale energy markets (so called REMIT Law).

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Moldova Moldova  on 20 September 2023

Vestmoldtransgaz starts operation of the Moldovan gas transmission network.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina  on 16 August 2023

Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina adopts Law on Electricity 
defining the missing legal framework for unbundling of distribution system operators.

Moldova Moldova  on 2 August 2023

The Government adopts the Plan of Measures for the Preparation of
the 2023-2024 Heating Season.

Serbia Serbia  on 26 July 2023

Serbian intraday market successfully launched by SEEPEX, the Nominated Electricity Market Operator (NEMO) in Serbia.

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