New edition of Energy Community Legal Framework now available
Today, the Secretariat published the fourth edition of the Energy Community Legal Framework. The new edition spans the 24 directives and regulations currently in force in the Energy Community and the key measures and procedural acts adopted by the Energy Community institutions.
Forum outlines path to sustainable energy future for Energy Community Members
The first Sustainability Forum took place under the auspices of the Energy Community and the Balkan Green Foundation on 9 June 2017 in Vienna. Gathering over 120 stakeholders, the Forum provided a unique platform to discuss how the region can transition towards a sustainable energy pathway.
Ministers of energy and climate agree on joint action at informal Ministerial meeting
The first joint meeting of ministers responsible for energy and environmental/climate policy took place on 9-10 June 2017. The ministers discussed the best ways to contribute towards a low-carbon transition of the Energy Community region and endorsed the establishment of an Energy Community Climate Action Group composed of ministries responsible for energy and climate on the level of ministers or deputy ministers. The Group will convene twice per year and focus on integrated energy and climate planning in the Contracting Parties, to be coordinated also at the regional level.
Ukrainian President signs Electricity Market Law transposing Third Energy Package
On 8 June, the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed the Electricity Market Law aimed at transposing the Third Energy Package in Ukraine. The law, which was drafted with the support of the Energy Community Secretariat, was adopted by the country’s parliament on 13 April.
The EBRD and the Energy Community Secretariat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding strengthening the organisations’ cooperation in the field of sustainable development with a focus on sustainable energy policy development in the Western Balkans, Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia.