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The Council formally adopts four electricity market design files

The Council adopted the texts of the new electricity market design legislation, which are available under the following links:

  1. Directive on common rules for the internal market for electricity.  https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/PE-10-2019-INIT/en/pdf
  2. Regulation on the internal market for electricity. https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/PE-9-2019-INIT/en/pdf
  3. Regulation establishing a European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators. https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/PE-83-2018-INIT/en/pdf
  4. Regulation on risk-preparedness in the electricity sector.   https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/PE-73-2018-INIT/en/pdf

The new legislative acts only become legally binding when they are published in the EU Official Journal.

Revised Renewable Energy Directive

On 21 December 2018 the revised Renewable Energy Directive 2018/2001 has been published in the EU Official Journal and entered into force on 24 December 2018. The revised directive establishes a binding EU target of at least 32% for 2030.

The text is available here: Renewable Energy Directive (EU) 2018/2001

The revised Energy Efficiency Directive (EU) 2018/2002 and the new Governance Regulation (EU) 2018/1999 also entered into force on 24 December 2018.

Source: European Commission - DG ENERGY