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ACER/CEER Monitoring Report of Internal Electricity and Natural Gas Markets Finds Progress and Shortcomings

The  “Annual Report on the Results of Monitoring the Internal Electricity and Natural Gas Markets in 2012” was jointly presented last week by the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) and the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER). It notes that progress has been made towards the implementation of the Third Energy Legislative Package  and the completion of the internal energy market. Yet consumers are not in a position to reap the full benefits of the internal market, and had to see post-tax electricity prices rise on average by 4.6% for households and 5.2% for industrial consumers in 2012 and post-tax gas prices by even 10% respectively 11% despite low economic growth.  Large disparities in pre-tax electricity and gas prices for both households and industrial consumers persist across the EU, even between countries with similar retail market frameworks.

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CEER Publishes Final Advice on the Introduction of a Europe-Wide Energy Wholesale Trading Passport

The Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER) has presented a paper that proposes to introduce a Europe-wide Energy Wholesale Trading Passport, which sets uniform standards and replaces national regulatory access regimes respectively introduces them for the first time in some EU countries. This would create a level playing field and reduce bureaucracy, in particular for trading companies active in more than one country, CREER says.

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