Hughes Belin gives details on what to expect in the first State of the Energy Union report due from European Commission Vice-President, Maroš Šefčovič, on 18 November. In the meantime, he reports on the official signing off of a new gas interconnector between Lithuania and Poland, and looks ahead to an EU LNG strategy due next year.
A public consultation on redesigning the European electricity market has closed and legislation on the back of it is expected to provide guidelines on capacity remuneration mechanisms. In the meantime, regional cooperation initiatives are flourishing. Finally, the Commission has given the UK another green light on its nuclear plans, even as it delays to next year a strategic paper on nuclear investments in Europe.
This briefing was first published on Vieuws.eu and is reposted here with permission.