White Papers drawn up by the Regulatory Authorities CEER/ACER in Connection with The Winter Package
A number of White Papers are currently being published in the work to create clean energy in Europe, where NVE participates actively participates in cooperation with CEER and ACER to promote views on the EC's legislative package.
The aim of these White Papers is to provide the regulatory authorities' views on these bills and what their suggestions for improvement are. As the bills will be handled by the European Parliament, EC and Council of the European Union, their views are a valuable contribution to the work on the Winter Package. The White Papers will be published on a regular basis.
The paper provides ACER and CEER’s views on the DSOs as Neutral Marked Facilitators and the need for better network planning and coordination
The paper provides CEERs views on EU-wide Tariff Network codes and approach for regulatory incentives on DSOs
The paper provides ACER and CEERs views on facilitating flexibility in a way that delivers a more affordable, secure and efficient electricity system.
This paper presents the views of CEER and ACER on how renewable generation can be integrated into the wholesale market. The regulators call for priority dispatch of existing renewables to be removed.
This paper presents the views of CEER and ACER on efficient wholesale price formation.
The paper provides CEERs views on smart meter roll-out, dynamic price contracts and a common European data format.
The paper provides CEERs views on supplier switching, customer information and billing, comparison tools and energy poverty.
The paper presents CEER's views on both system adequacy & capacity remuneration mechanisms, drawing attention to, for example, common European solutions for evaluating system adequacy and, if capacity remuneration is introduced, cross-border participation.
The paper provides CEERs views on electricity infrastructure regulation, such as harmonisation of transmission tariffs, use of congestion income and transmission planning and development.
The paper provides CEERs views on the European Commission’s proposals for regulation of renewable self-consumption and energy communities. The paper states that customers in energy communities must preserve their consumer rights. Energy communities operating as Distribution System Operator (DSO) should be regulated as a DSO with an effective and efficient regulatory oversight approach which benefits electricity consumers. CEER stresses the importance of preventing cross-subsidisation between active and non-active customers, whether individuals or energy communities.
The paper provides CEER's views on efficient system operation, covering operational security, congestion management and non-frequency ancillary services.
More details can be found on CEER's website.