Further legislative measures to transpose the EU Third Energy Package

Consultation opened on 11 January 2013. Closing date 22 February 2013.


Background information on the Third Package and action taken to implement a number of proposed amendments to
the Gas Order, the Energy Order, the SEM Order, the IME3 Regulations and the Competition and Service Order.


Consultation description

The key elements of the Third Package include

  • a range of greater consumer protection measures
  • stringent requirements for unbundling network operations from other activities
  • ensuring fairer competition between companies within the EU and those outside the EU
  • more powers and independence for national regulators
  • greater co-operation between Member States
  • the creation of a new European energy agency (the Agency for the Cooperation of European Regulators or ACER)

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