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Amendments Bring Overall Relief To System Charges
The Austrian regulatory authority E-Control is responsible for ensuring an equal energy market and a fair market price.
24 May 2019
Electric Vehicles Exempt From Emissions-Reducing Speed Limits
The transport sector is especially important for reducing worldwide greenhouse gas emissions and air pollutants.
10 Apr 2019
New Gas Market Act - Croatian Gas Market Reform Continues In 2018
The new Gas Market Act came into force on 3 March 2018, with the primary aim of regulating the rights and obligations of participants in the Croatian gas market pursuant to the Third Gas Directive (2009/73/EC).
20 Mar 2018
New Rules For Mismatched Unbundled Capacities At Interconnection Points
The Gas Market Model Ordinance 2012 introduced a new gas market model in Austria.
4 Sep 2017
Renewable Energy: Amendment Of The Austrian Green Electricity Act Doubles Funding
After four months of negotiations, the Austrian National Council has finally reached an agreement on the amendment of the Green Electricity Act ("÷kostromnovelle").
6 Jul 2017
Government Bill For Amending The Promotion Scheme For Green Electricity. Hope For New Investments, But Not Yet An Ideal Solution.
As a result of the strong decrease in electricity market pricing, green electricity plant projects cannot find a place in special promotion quotas.
15 Feb 2017
Court Rules On Rights In Environmental Impact Assessment
If there are two or more conflicting water use projects (eg, hydroelectric power stations), the Water Act provides for a special conflict procedure.
20 Jan 2017
European Commission Releases "Clean Energy Package"
On 30 November 2016 the European Commission published its "Winter Package" containing proposals for new rules for a consumer-centered clean energy transition.
European Union
22 Dec 2016
Is A Closed Pumping System A Hydroelectric Power Plant?
The Koralm pumped storage hydroelectric power plant will be constructed in Styria, Austria. With a bottleneck output of about 1 gigawatt, it will be one of the most powerful hydropower plants in Austria.
27 Oct 2016
Amendments To Gas Market Model Ordinance
The Gas Market Model Ordinance plays a major role in the Austrian gas market, as it regulates network access and the capacity management and balancing system in Austria's three market areas: the east, Tyrol and Vorarlberg.
22 Sep 2016
ECJ Rules On Exploratory Drilling For Natural Gas And Mineral Oil
In August 2011 the Ministry of Economy authorised the Austrian crude oil exploration company RohŲl-Aufsuchung AG to undertake exploratory drilling for natural gas and mineral oil within the Austrian municipality of StraŖwalchen.
European Union
28 Apr 2015
TSO Certification Proceedings Reveal Austrian Gas Law's Possible Non-Compliance With EU Gas Directive
The Austrian energy regulatory authority released its affirmative decision in relation to the certification of Trans Austria Gasleitung GmbH as a transmission system operator for gas.
4 Sep 2014
Commission Issues A Communication And Recommendations On Shale Gas Exploration And Production
On 22 January 2014, the European Commission has issued a Communication on the exploration and production of hydrocarbons using high-volume hydraulic fracturing in the EU (the Communication) and Recommendations on minimum principles for the exploration and production of such hydrocarbons (the Recommendations).
European Union
28 Jan 2014
Energy Capacity Markets
The increased capacities of intermittent renewable sources of energy have subsequently amplified the need for more back up reserves and flexibility available in a system.
European Union
28 Jan 2014
New ACER/CEER Annual Report On Internal Electricity And Natural Gas Markets
ACER (Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators) and CEER (Council of European Energy Regulators) have recently published their Annual Report on the Results of Monitoring the Internal Electricity and Natural Gas Markets in 2012.
European Union
18 Dec 2013
Public Intervention In The Electricity Market
On 5 November 2013, the EU Commission published its long-awaited Guidance to Member States on state intervention in electricity markets.
European Union
25 Nov 2013
Shale Gas In Europe - Soon In A Jurisdiction Near You?
Shale gas confronts Brussels with the challenge of recognising its potential and future role in the European energy policy.
European Union
13 Aug 2013
Moving Into A Greener Gear: The Proposed Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive
On 24 January 2013, the Commission announced and published a Proposal for a Di-rective on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure (Ďthe Proposalí).
European Union
6 Mar 2013
Wholesale Electricity Trading In Austria: A Basic Primer To Electricity And Gas Wholesale Trading
Austria is a federal state. Therefore, governmental responsibilities are shared between two levels of territorial authority: the Federal Government and the nine Provinces.
3 Oct 2012
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