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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

Participation of Johannes Hahn and Maroš Šefčovič, to the Western Balkans Summit, in Vienna

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Capacity mechanisms and the internal energy market: Legal issues | Malgorzata Sadowska

AEB Updates August 2015 Posted on Tue, August 25, 2015 12:04

Published on Dec 18, 2014

Author: Malgorzata Sadowska | FSR
Category: FSR webinar recording
Level: intermediate
Date of release: December 2014

Recorded on 17th December 2014

How does EU law treat capacity mechanisms?

A number of European countries are concerned about the security of their electricity supply and set up capacity mechanisms to encourage investment in new generation or support existing and less profitable conventional power plants.

The European Commission closely examines these state-driven measures under EU law, as their uncoordinated implementation across Europe might have negative effects on the increasingly interconnected energy markets and thwart EU energy policy objectives.

What restrictions can the EU law impose on capacity mechanisms to minimise the distortions of the internal energy market? Can state aid, competition policy and internal market rules work?

This is a recording of webinar held on 17th December 2014, moderated by Riccardo Galletta | Florence School of Regulation