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21 June 2018
Barcelona, Spain
Joint Seminar UfM-EBRD, Public consultation on EBRD’s five-year (2019-2023) Energy Strategy
7 June 2018
Athens, Greece
MEDREG welcomes further cooperation with regulators form the Balkans and Black Sea region
Participating in the 23rd Energy Community Electricity Forum on 7 June in Athens, MEDREG explained our ongoing collaboration with ECRB on consumer issues. The Forum concluded that the common membership of regulators in the Energy Community Regulatory Board (ECRB) and Mediterranean Energy Regulators (MEDREG), as well as their shared objective of regional electricity market integration called for close and intensified cooperation of the relevant institutions. 
8 May 2018
The Algerian Energy Regulator CREG welcomes MEDREG support to reform renewable energy prices
On 8 May, MEDREG President Mr. Santos met the President of the Algerian Electricity and Gas Regulation Commission (CREG), Mr Choual, with the aim to strengthen the current cooperation and to support energy regulatory reforms in Algeria. The Algerian regulator reiterated its interest in receiving support from MEDREG to establish a methodology to evaluate renewable energy prices resulting from tenders and auctions in Algeria. CREG would also be keen to receive support in the drafting of new secondary legislation and in the organisation of a TAIEX.
8 - 11 May 2018
Madrid, Spain and Ankara, Turkey
The Israeli gas regulator benefited from the Spanish and Turkish best practices to open up its gas distribution market
In the framework of MEDREG’s support to regulatory reforms in the Southern shore, Israel’s Gas Regulatory Authority (NGA) visited its Spanish and Turkish peers to study domestic household gas consumer connections procedures, from 8 to 11 May 2018 in Madrid and Ankara.
Given the current lack of a gas distribution system in Israel, the technical assistance organised by MEDREG aimed at enabling NGA to comprehend the supply of its domestic consumers in the coming years.
17 April 2018
Lisbon, Portugal
Egyptian and Portuguese regulators debate challenges and solutions for natural gas market liberalisation
MEDREG facilitated the organisation of a technical study visit held in Lisbon on 17 April between the newly established Egyptian gas regulatory authority (GasReg), and Portugal’s regulatory authority (ERSE), to address regulatory experiences regarding liberalisation of gas markets.
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17 April 2018
Milan, Italy
MEDREG Gas Working Group discussed good practices on gas tariff methodologies
Meeting in Milan on 17 April, the Gas Working Group acknowledged the finalisation of their activity related to competition indicators and market prices. The Group exchanged on tariff methodologies good practices which will be the subject of a report to be adopted later this year. Finally, the Group discussed its contribution to the UfM Gas Platform.
11 April 2018
Brussels, Belgium
CMI and EC joint workshop on “The ‘Clean Energy for All Europeans’ Package and Mediterranean Electricity Market Integration”
10 April 2018
Brussels, Belgium
Med-TSO International Conference
“Towards a future Secure and Sustainable Electricity Infrastructure in the Mediterranean Region” European Parliament, Brussels
28 March 2018
Paris, France
MEDREG plans its report on infrastructure, smart grid case studies, and support activities on renewable energies in Algeria and Palestine
MEDREG’s Working Groups on Electricity (ELE WG) and on Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency (RES WG) met on 28 March 2018 in Paris. The groups discussed a methodology for Cost-Benefit Analysis and Cross-Border Cost Allocation for the Mediterranean infrastructure projects; support activities to boost renewable energies in Algeria and Palestine and a compilation of national case studies to promote best practices on smart grids.
23 March 2018
Cancùn, Mexico
MEDREG contributed, exchanged views and benefited from the latest regulatory developments at the seventh World Forum on Energy Regulation
Participating in the seventh World Forum on Energy Regulation (WFER) between 20 and 23 March 2018 in Cancùn, MEDREG contributed and exchanged views on the latest regulatory developments, and provided insights of the energy markets in the Mediterranean countries. We also benefited from the sessions on the opportunities and challenges faced by the energy sector around the themes of innovation, empowered consumers, dynamic markets and sustainable energy developments along with international fellow energy regulators.
21 March 2018
Cancun, Mexico
Regulators of emerging energy markets enhance cooperation
On 21 March 201, on the occasion of the VII World Forum on Energy Regulation taking place in Cancùn, energy regulatory Associations from developing regions of Africa, the Mediterranean, Central and South America, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Asia signed a cooperation agreement to put their resources in common and jointly work on energy topics of common interest.
20-23 March 2018
Cancun, Mexico
WFER VII Mexico 2018 is open for registration
The 7th World Forum on Energy Regulation (WFER VII) which will take place under the theme of “Regulating in a Time of Innovation” on 20-23 March 2018 in Cancún (Mexico) is now open for registration with early-bird fees. MEDREG will participate to the sessions and discussions on regulatory frameworks and best practices. The agenda, practical information and further information on the event are available at
13 March 2018
Milan, Italy
MEDREG Members brainstormed on how to improve the dissemination of its activities and achievements
Meeting in Milan on 13 March 2018, the Communication Officers (COs) Network taking stock of the progress made in the way MEDREG communicates. It also brainstormed on how to further improve the dissemination of MEDREG’s activities and achievement within the regulators and to external audience.
13 March 2018
Milan, Italy
The Institutional Working Group acknowledged progress of support activities for 2018
On 13 March 2018, the Institutional Working Group (INS WG) met in Milan to discuss the ongoing and programmed activities to support national reforms, acknowledging the progress of several support activities programmed for 2018, which are well under way.
22 February 2018
Vienna, Austria
Disconnection procedures, complaint handling, dispute settlement and consumer awareness: current priorities of the MEDRED Consumer Working Group
Meeting in Vienna on 22 February 2018, MEDREG’s Consumer Working Group made progress on its disconnection procedures survey; planned its support to the Israeli gas member on domestic household gas consumer connections procedures; and worked together with the Energy Community on complaint handling, dispute settlement and consumer awareness.
1 February 2018
Barcelona, Spain
MEDREG discussed the way forward of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Energy Platforms at the UFM Annual Meeting
Participating in the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Energy Platforms’ Annual Meeting held on 31 January and 1 February 2018 in Barcelona, MEDREG discussed the way forward for 2018 and 2019in coordination with the EC, the UfM Secretariat and the platforms’ stakeholders.
1 February 2018
Milan, Italy
The EU renews its financial support to MEDREG to reinforce Regulators' capacity in developing the Mediterranean energy market
Building on 10 years of successful cooperation amongst its members and with the continuous support of the European Union (EU), MEDREG has defined new activities for the two-year period 2018-2019, enshrined in a new grant contract recently endorsed by the European Commission.
The new action plan foresees activities aimed at stimulating regional integration, improving conditions for infrastructure investment, increasing efficiency of electricity and gas supply industries while promoting renewable energies, designing a common approach on consumer protection and enhancing regulatory capacity, skills and knowledge in the region.
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