EFET, EURELECTRIC and Europex: Ensuring a level-playing field in the development of Demand Response. Reaction of EFET, EURELECTRIC and Europex to the Clean Energy Package

Brussels,16 May 2017 | Matching supply and demand at all times is a crucial element for efficient wholesale markets in the planning phase and in particular for real-time power system operation. As a consequence of the EU power mix transitioning away from fossil fuels towards more intermittent renewable energy sources, more flexibility is needed to manage the electricity system and operate the grid. Demand response (DR) can bring a major contribution to meet this challenge, and help build an efficient power system in line with the European energy policy, to the benefit of all consumers. Please read the full statement below.
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Categories: Position Papers.

The Commission’s Electricity Regulation and Directive proposals: right direction but room for improvement

Brussels, 23 March 2017 | The present position paper provides the views of Europex, the Association of European Energy Exchanges, on both the recast of the EU Electricity Directive and the EU Electricity Regulation of the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package. It constitutes a follow-up to our first position paper on the reviews of the Renewable Energy Directive and the Energy Efficiency Directive. Overall, we consider that the two legislative proposals for the review of the Electricity Regulation and Directive constitute good progress towards the completion of the EU Internal Energy Market while recognising the central role of energy
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Europex response to DG COMP consultation on “Interim Report of the Sector Inquiry on Capacity Mechanisms”

Brussels, 6 July 2016 | Europex welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback on the present CRM Interim Report. We are committed to further engage in a dialogue with the European Commission and other stakeholders on this important matter, which has far reaching implications for the efficiency of the wholesale electricity market and the security of supply in the rapidly changing European power system. Our members are predominantly active in different regional and local settings with different fundamental needs and purposes. This is also reflected in the different scopes of CRMs, including the more limited strategic reserves. Nevertheless, a set of
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Categories: Consultation Responses.

Europex endorses INC responses to ENTSO-E consultations on IDCZGT and DAFD

Brussels, 18 May 2016 | The Interim NEMO Committee has participated in two ENTSO-E consultations on IntraDay Cross-Zonal Gate opening and gate closure Times (IDCZGT) and on an all-TSO proposal for the Day-Ahead Firmness Deadline (DAFD). The two responses have been endorsed by Europex and can be read in full length below.
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Europex response to the public consultation launched by ACER and ENTSO-E on the establishment of a stakeholders committee

Brussels, 23 January 2015 | Europex believes that a fair, objective and unbiased approach to stakeholders’ engagements will be increasingly important to ensure continued stakeholder support for the implementation and subsequent evolution of these DA and ID arrangements. Please find the whole response attached.
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Categories: Consultation Responses.