Last 14 June of 2019, the European Parliament published new regulations aligned with the long term goals for full integration of the EU energy market.
Regulation (Eu) 2019/941 Of The European Parliament And Of The Council, of 5 June 2019 on risk-preparedness in the electricity sector, repeals the Directive 2005/89/EC and establishes new rules concerning the storage of energy to guarantee its in case of a crisis. This Regulation also uniformizes the obligations of the grid operators on this regard, specially, with the need of making plans for contingency periods and new forms of cooperation among the State Members.
Regulation (Eu) 2019/942 Of The European Parliament And Of The Council, of 5 June 2019, redefines the legal framework of the European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators ("EUACET"). EUACET will issue opinions and recommendations to the players and national agencies and submit guidelines on energy policy to the European Commission agency aiming to further involve all Member States regarding in energy cooperation within the EU.
Regulation (EU) 2019/943 Of The European Parliament And Of The Council, of 5 June 2019 addresses the two main goals for the decade: decarbonize the sector and generate cleaner energy. It includes thresholds for CO2 emissions of each electric facility that generates power using fossil sources.
Directive (EU) 2019/944 Of The European Parliament And Of The Council, of 5 June 2019 on common rules for the internal market for electricity and amending Directive 2012/27/EU aims to confront the new challenges to the energy market posed by smart grids and the smart metering.