The Directorate-General for Energy develops and implements the European energy policy under the guidance of the European Commission. Director of The Internal Energy Market, Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, explains the latest developments in energy market integration.
The Demand Connection Code (DCC) has been published. Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1388 establishing a Network Code on Demand Connection took effect on 7 September 2016. Fingrid has started implementation of the network code and will present the related execution plan in November 2016.
“Last November, the European Commission announced a bunch of legislative proposals concerning the Energy Union. Since then, the proposals, called the Winter Package, have received a new name,” writes Asta Sihvonen-Punkka, Fingrid's Senior Vice President, Markets, in her blog posting. PUBLISHED 5.4.2017
“We have plenty to offer, but our weakness is a lack of cooperation. Let’s change this through active interaction with nearby countries, since a common voice is a louder and more influential voice – and this also applies in the EU,” writes Tiina Miettinen, Fingrid's Senior Vice President, HR and communications, in her blog posting.
"Are political decision makers up to speed with the situation?" asked Fingrid's President and CEO Jukka Ruusunen when introducing a panel discussion by politicians at the Energy Day in Tampere on 25 October. Ruusunen worries that we are responding to questions about the new energy future with answers from a bygone era. PUBLISHED 25.10.2016
In accordance with its mission, Fingrid has been developing the main grid throughout its 20-year history. The grid development work consists of planning the main power transmission grid and the regional grid, which Fingrid does in cooperation with its customers. This collaboration has recently become even closer.