European electricity & gas sector strongly supports anti-VAT fraud measures proposed by the European Commission and the Irish Council Presidency
Since 2009, our nine European associations, comprising regulators, exchanges, brokers, clearing houses, gas and electricity transmission system operators, energy trading firms as well as gas and electricity utilities, have united to take action to combat VAT fraudsters’ attempts to penetrate our markets, as previously mentioned in our December 2011 Joint Statement.
EUROPEX General Assembly of 11th May in Vienna welcomes the Hellenic Electricity Market Operator (HEMO) as new full member
HEMO was established in February 2012 according to the provisions of new Greek energy law, pursuant to the third European Energy Legislative Package. Its activities, among others, include operating the spot market for electricity and environmental market.
EUROPEX elects new Chairman: José Carvalho Netto, Chairman and CEO of OMIE S.A. and OMIP S.G.M.R., S.A. and welcomes three new members: CEGH A.G. (Austria), OKTE S.A. (Slovakia) and SEMO (Ireland)
EUROPEX members, in their General Assembly of 22/11/2011 in Brussels, have elected José Carvalho Netto, Chairman and CEO of both OMIE S.A. (the Spanish Management Company operating the Iberian Spot Market) and OMIP S.G.M.R., S.A. (the Portuguese office of the Iberian Market Operator for Forward Market) as Chairman of EUROPEX and will chair the Association, according to its statutes, for a two years term, starting in January 2012.
The General Assembly also warmly welcomes Central European Gas Hub AG (CEGH AG) of Austria, Slovak Power Exchange (OKTE S.A.) and Single Electricity Market Operator (SEMO) of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland as new full members of EUROPEX as of today.
EUROPEX publishes a Position Paper on Guarantees of Origin Market Platform: A Possible Role of Organized Markets
Functioning markets need balanced supply-demand drivers as well as standardization and ease of trading. Currently, demand is driven by various national specifics and to a lesser extent by voluntary demand by consumers. Due to the eligibility of all renewables, irrespective of size and plant age, supply and demand are not balanced. The new Directive goes further regarding standardization, but does not provide with harmonized scheme and tools...
EUROPEX General Assembly took note of the progress achieved so far by the Price Coupling of Regions (PCR) project
EUROPEX members, in their General Assembly of 9th May in Lisbon, unanimously took note of the progress achieved so far by the Price Coupling of Regions (PCR) project and reconfirmed their support to this challenging project.
RECS Market Meeting 2015, 29-30 April, Oslo, Norway
EUROPEX is a supporting association of the RECS Market Meeting 2015 which will take place between 29-30 April in Oslo, Norway.
The 2015 RECS Market Meeting will build on the successes of previous editions of the conference. Those who attend this meeting will receive information and networking opportunities that are available nowhere else. You will have the opportunity to hear leading experts talk about the latest developments in renewable electricity, electricity tracking mechanisms, carbon accounting and disclosure systems. The conference will also bring together high-level speakers to discuss European energy strategy and how a demand-driven renewables market will be key. We will be showcasing the most up-to-date and relevant information about the European renewable electricity market.