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Publications

1.03.2017

New Article: What are the implications of the Winter Package?

What are the implications of the Winter Package? In this paper, Professor Leigh Hancher and Marinus Winters examine the Commission’s proposals to facilitate the transition […] read more

Energy Law

market trading

Podcast

22.02.2017

The Market Abuse Regulation (MAR)

The Market Abuse Regulation (MAR): Technology for Meeting Market Abuse Regulation Challenges Market abuse generally comprises of an unfair advantage in trading due to insider information, […] read more

Energy Law

© Tom Janssen

Podcast

30.01.2017

Brexit: The Implications for the Internal Energy Market

In this podcast, Deni Mantzari from the University of Reading addresses the looming effects of Brexit on the EU’s internal energy market.  While the terms of the UK’s planned […] read more

Energy Law

energy

Podcast

24.01.2017

Cross-border participation in Capacity Remuneration Mechanisms

Capacity remuneration mechanisms are currently at the forefront of the EU energy debate with the electricity sector, in particular, undergoing a considerable shake-up. One key element […] read more

Energy Law

european flag

News

11.11.2016

Call for papers! New Governance Structures in the EU Energy Sector, 24 March 2017

The impending new energy market design is expected to recalibrate the current power structures of the energy sector, both in the responsibilities assigned to the […] read more

Energy Law

Leigh Hancher

Topic of the Month

26.10.2016

Greening Transport up to 2020 and Beyond

Written by Leigh Hancher In the first two contributions on this topic of the month – ‘Going Greener’ I looked at some of the legal dos […] read more

Energy Law

Europe and US

Podcast

19.10.2016

Antitrust Investigation: General Electric / Alstom Merger

Gianni De Stefano from the Brussels office of Hogan Lovells International LLP and Pierre Loaec, policy officer at the European Commission (DG Energy) discuss the […] read more

Energy Law

Leigh Hancher

Topic of the Month

19.10.2016

More Legal Do’s and Don’ts

Written by Leigh Hancher Last week I discussed the recent CJEU ruling in Essent Belgium[1]. We saw that the Belgian system for promoting green energy got […] read more

Energy Law

Leigh Hancher

Topic of the Month

11.10.2016

Free Network Access for Green Energy – red or green light?

Written by Leigh Hancher EU Member States are required to meet binding national renewable energy (RES) targets in accordance with the current ‘RES’ Directive of 2009[1] […] read more

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New Article: What are the implications of the Winter Package?

- Energy Law

What are the implications of the Winter Package?

In this paper, Professor Leigh Hancher and Marinus Winters examine the Commission’s proposals to facilitate the transition to a “clean energy economy” and to reform the design and operation of the European Union’s electricity market, as outlined in the ‘Winter Package’, which was published on 30 November. It outlines the major challenges and legal issues that arise in the different segments of the energy value chain as a result of the plans.  

Find the paper here