Auctions of renewables funding to be opened up to other EU Member States.Find out more
Quote of the week
"Policy-makers are right to abide by the plan of introducing auctions [into the funding scheme] for renewables. They are an effective tool for ensuring that the pace of expansion falls within the corridors agreed, and for keeping the costs at a minimum."
Stefan Kapferer, Chairman of the General Executive Management Board of the German Association of Energy and Water Industries
The Ministers of Energy of the EU Member States met in Luxembourg on 6 June for discussions about the overhaul of the EU Security of Gas Supply Regulation.
The European Commission has approved the security stand-by arrangements for lignite-fired power plants and confirmed that they are in line with EU state aid rules.