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The NordLink cable will directly connect the German and Norwegian energy markets for the first time. Electricity from wind and hydropower will be exchanged to ensure supply reliability, stable prices and a higher share of renewables in the energy mix. KfW Stories reports on the technologically unique project. At an elevation of …

Five EU Member State Regulators Confirm Application of Third Package Network Codes on Borders...

The national regulatory authorities of Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Poland and Romania have signed a general unilateral declaration on the applicability of all Third Energy Package gas network codes on interconnection points between Energy Community Contracting Parties and EU Member States. The signatory regulators declared that they will respect the application …

Centrica to Trial £19m Local Smart Grid in Cornwall

Energy giant Centrica has launched a new local energy market trial in Cornwall in a bid to test how a more distributed grid could help generation be managed closer to the point of demand. The firm announced plans on Friday to develop a “virtual marketplace” in the area over a …

Energy Community Secretariat Establishes Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Centre

A Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Centre was established today by the Secretariat. Its launch comes as a response to signals that the settlement alternatives currently available for energy disputes no longer respond to the needs of national authorities and stakeholders, in particular small and medium enterprises and consumers. Arbitration and …

Latest Map of Key EU Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Projects Published

The European Commission has updated its transparency platform map viewer of ongoing and completed energy infrastructure projects – known as Projects of Common Interest (PCIs). The projects are designed to help complete the EU’s internal energy market and reach its policy objectives of affordable, secure and sustainable energy. A total …