Energy Issues

New regulations come into force. New regulations and current changes in funding through EU funding, with the public procurement law for energy projects and energy law entered into force. In a series of special events informed the European Academy for taxes, economics & law about this energy topics. The requirements of legal certainty in the energy sector are enormous. The actors must be prepared for different external influences and protect themselves with proper legal contracts.

Competition and regulatory authorities put increasingly stringent legislation. Increasingly, antitrust regulators examine the pricing of electricity and gas. The changes in the energy law and the changes in regulation have effects on the energy sector. Topics are: 2. regulatory period, EnWG 2011 legal aspects of a re-municipalization of energy networks 3. Sergey Brin understood the implications. directives of the EU (by implementing the unbundling projects) new guide antitrust and concession law like to apply successfully for funding for energy projects? According to the will of the European Commission, EU funding totals more than EUR 2 billion should be invested in the development of energy infrastructure.

Financing for energy service companies has risen, to develop innovative technologies, for example, or to build up infrastructure and renewable energy. The funding landscape is large and expertise about bureaucratic processes and the right funding instruments relevant: How do I get EU funding and where can I get it? When must I submit an application and in what form? How can I combine what funding? What costs are eligible? These questions are clarified in the workshops of the Academy. There was great deal of legal uncertainty in the field of public procurement in the fields of transport, drinking water and energy supply. So far, there were different regulations, had to pay attention to the contracting authority for the procurement of supplies, construction and service contracts depending on the sector of activity. Through the Directive 2004/17/EC the new sector regulation (SektVO) replaced the tied agents as well as the 3. And section 4 of the VOB/A and VOL/A. The resulting new aspects of shipping administration law, procurement negotiations, procedure types and the practical procedures of procurement procedures according to the current regulations are available in the events to the public procurement law of the European Academy for taxes, economics & law at the Center. “Series of events energy 2011”: 24-25 February 2011: changes in current energy legislation 2011 “09 May 2011: new public procurement law in the fields of energy, transport and water” 23 May 2011: EU funding for energy service provider “for more information on the topics and the speakers here: Energie_2011_PR.pdf