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Winter Package "Clean Energy for All Europeans" released (European Commission)

The European Commission has adopted and published, on 30 November 2016, one of the most comprehensive and voluminous legislative plackage ever, and definitely the master piece under the Energy Union Strategy.
The so-called "Clean Energy for All Europeans"-package is available at the following webpage:
https://ec.europa.eu/energy/en/news/commission-proposes-new-rules-consumer-centred-clean-energy-transition




The European Commission approves the national capacity mechanism in France, as amended

The European Commission announced on 8 November that it has approved the national-wide capacity mechanism in France under the EU state aid rules. In its press release, the European Commission makes clear that, in order to adopt such a positive decision, France had to make some amendments to its scheme. Security of energy supply was also one of the main grounds for allowing the measure.
The full text of the decision is not yet available, but the press release is available here

Save-the-date! 28th European Energy Law Seminar, 23-24 January 2017, The Hague, The Netherlands

The 28th European Energy Law Seminar (EELS) will be held in The Hague, The Netherlands, on 23-24 January 2017.
The Seminar is a unique opportunity to review the latest EU energy law developments including recent legislative proposals adopted by the European Commission and at the same time discuss in detail legal developments, case law and case practice in the field with colleagues from all over Europe. So, hold the date and see you in The Hague.
On the programme: Energy Union and legislative initiatives, energy market design package, impact of Brexit, recent competition cases and EU case law, revision of the renewable energy directive, cross-border infrastructures permitting and financing, evolving roles for TSOs and DSOs, capacity reserve mechanisms, prosumers, and gas supply package.
The full programme and registration details will be announced shortly on the NeVER website: http://www.never.nl
The seminar is co-organised by the Faculty of Law of the University of Oslo, The Universi…