EU & WBs / Albania Energy Broadcast

EU & WBs / Albania Energy Broadcast

Presentation of Albanian Centre for Energy Regulation and Conservation - ACERC

ACERC is a think tank centre with focus in Albania energy market and its integration on 8th Regional Area & EU IEM. The ACERC mission aim to provide a qualified contribution to the promotion of the liberalization and the effective integration as well as the efficient use of energy resources.

ACERC main activities profiles briefly consists in the release reports, articles and periodicals. In cooperation also with collaborates the offering of the activities that support capacity building of market actors, such as national and regional seminars, trainings and conferences. Initiatives completed by advocating in the energy sector promoting a forum called in Albanian School of Regulation.

For more visit us at the Official Website of Acerc | Albanian Energy Market - AEM Group in LinkedIn

Brussels Briefing on Energy – All you need to know for April & May 2015 April 23, 2015

AEB Updates April 2015Posted by Adv. Lorenc Gordani, PhD Mon, April 27, 2015 09:50:01

Brussels Briefing on Energy – All you need to know for April & May 2015

April 23, 2015




In this Brussels Briefing on Energy, leading journalist Hughes Belin provides an overview of the latest EU energy policy developments.

  • Gazprom targeted by Commission: the Russian gas giant could face a fine of up to €9 billion as it got an official complaint from Antitrust Commissioner Vestager for the allegedabuse of its dominant position in eight Central & Eastern European countries.

Numerous developments in the energy field recently took place in South-East Europe:

  • Greece and Russia announced that they are poised to sign a cooperation agreementthat could lead to the construction of a new pipeline for the Turkstream project.
  • Representatives from Hungary, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece and Turkey met in Budapest on 7 April to create a working group dedicated to facilitating cooperation on gas infrastructure in the region.
  • EU and Turkish electricity grids are now synchronised since mid-April, extending the electricity balancing zone of continental Europe.

Outcome of the Informal Energy Council (15-16 April, Riga):

  • Energy Ministers discussed regional cooperation, security of supply and the forthcomingheating & cooling strategy.

Featuring statements from Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager and EU Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete.



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Brussels Briefing on Energy – All you need to know for March & April 2015 March 25, 2015

AEB Updates April 2015Posted by Adv. Lorenc Gordani, PhD Wed, April 08, 2015 09:57:31
Brussels Briefing on Energy – All you need to know for March & April 2015
March 25, 2015

In this Brussels Briefing on Energy, leading journalist Hughes Belin provides an overview of the latest EU energy policy developments.

Energy topped the agenda of the last European Council meeting on 19-20 March. EU leaders adopted conclusions on:

  • The Energy Union strategy, signalling that they want to ensure energy supply security rather than achieve an energy transition.
  • In a blow to the Commission, EU leaders watered down Vice-President Sefcovic’s proposal formore transparency on international energy agreements.
  • Sanctions against Russia will be extended to the end of 2015, and linked to the full implementation of the Minsk II agreement.

Other important developments related to:

  • Trilateral talks between EU, Ukraine and Russia took place on 20 March in Brussels to negotiate new conditions for Russian gas exports to Ukraine.
  • On 16 March, EU and Turkey launched a High Level Energy Dialogue to reinforce energy cooperation.
  • The next Informal Energy Council will take place in Riga on 14-15 April.


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