Creating a modern electricity market – Council agrees its position

19.12.2017

On 18 December, the Council agreed its negotiating position (general approach) on a regulation establishing the framework for an internal electricity market across the EU.

This regulation is one of the legislative proposals of the clean energy package and is the cornerstone of the redesign of the electricity market. It revises the rules and principles to ensure a well-functioning, competitive and undistorted electricity market with the aim of enhancing flexibility, decarbonisation and innovation.

In so doing, it will help the EU transition towards a low-carbon economy and meet the objectives of the Energy Union, in particular the 2030 climate and energy framework.

Read more on the website of the Council of the European Union

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