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22 May 2018

EU4Energy Governance continues to support electricity market reform in Moldova

On 21 May, experts of the Energy Community Secretariat presented the results of the analysis phase on drafting the methodology for calculation, approval and application of tariffs for the Electricity Market Operator...

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18 May 2018

Memorandum under auspices of WB6 energy connectivity initiative paves way for regional electricity market coupling

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17 May 2018

Secretariat launches new platform to improve donor coordination and information sharing in the Energy Community

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Energy Community Legal Framework fourth edition

Published January 2018

Author Energy Community Secretariat

Latest
Implementation
Updates

FYR of Macedonia FYR of Macedonia  on 22 May 2018

Energy Law was adopted by the Parliament of FYR of Macedonia.

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Ukraine Ukraine  on 20 March 2018

Law on Strategic Environmental Assessment was adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament.

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Montenegro Montenegro  on 6 March 2018

In its Opinion, Secretariat supports the certification of the electricity system operator ( “CGES”)  in Montenegro.

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Moldova Moldova  on 22 February 2018

The Law transposing the Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU  was adopted by the Moldovan Cabinet of Ministers. 

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Kosovo* Kosovo*  on 15 February 2018

Kosovo* submits the Law on Energy Efficiency for public consultations. In parallel, the draft final Law is being prepared with IPA assistance under the Secretariat’s guidance.

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In the
Spotlight

  • Western Balkan Six Initiative

    Energy Community Western Balkan Six Initiative

    Under the Western Balkan 6 Initiative, the six Energy Community Contracting Parties in Southeast Europe have strengthened their efforts to develop a regional electricity market in the Western Balkan Region and beyond. Under a process steered by the Energy Community Secretariat, the WB6 countries are removing step-by-step the existing legislative and regulatory barriers and enhancing the institutional structures necessary for the functioning of the market in line with the Energy Community Treaty and relevant EU acquis.

    At the same time, the WB6 countries agreed to step up the uptake of measures to render their energy sectors more sustainable via the implementation of the actions under the Energy Community Sustainability Charter. 

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  • EU4ENERGY Governance

    EU4ENERGY Governance

    Under the EU4ENERGY Governance Project managed by the Energy Community Secretariat, three Energy Community Member countries – Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, one Observer – Armenia, and two neighbouring countries - Belarus and Armenia are receiving enhanced assistance to reform their legal and regulatory frameworks in line with the Energy Community Treaty and EU best practice.

    The Project covers gas, electricity, energy efficiency and renewables issues and aims to improve the investment climate for key energy infrastructure projects. It is part of a wider EU4ENERGY Programme.

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  • Dispute Resolution and Mediation Centre

    Dispute Resolution and Mediation Centre

    The Secretariat’s Dispute Resolution and Mediation 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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  • Infrastructure Transparency Platform

    Infrastructure Transparency Platform

    Attracting investment in energy infrastructure is one of the key objective of the Energy Community Treaty. The Energy Community Infrastructure Transparency Platform is a tailor-made tool for monitoring the implementation of Projects of Energy Community Interest and Projects of Mutual Interest.

    The tool provides basic project data, technical and financial information as well as tracks the projects' overall realisation. The interactive map application provides up-to-date information on the geographic location of each project. 

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