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12
JUN
2024
Selinunte
Italy
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12 June 2024
The Mediterranean Energy Regulators Cooperate to Grasp the Energy Complementarities of the Northern and Southern Shores

Hosted in the Sicilian archaeological site of Selinunte by the Italian Regulatory Authority for the Energy and Environment (ARERA), the Presidents of energy regulatory authorities, member of MEDREG, gathered for the fourth time with industry leaders and policymakers from across the Mediterranean region to steer reflections and identify winning strategies that incentivise investments in cross border interconnections and energy infrastructures.

12
JUN
2024
Selinunte
Italy
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12 June 2024
Selinunte Statement
Upon conclusion of their Selinunte meeting on 12 June 2024, MEDREG Presidents took a common stand to tighten their cooperation and issued a joint statement.
21
MAY
2024
Online
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21-22-23 May 2024
MEDREG Training “Scope of Regulation”

MEDREG welcomed sixty participants in its biannual training for junior staff of energy regulators in the Mediterranean region to help them understand how energy rules work and what regulators do.

13
MAY
2024
Dammam
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
13-15 May 2024
Expressing our Mediterranean Take at the Energy committee meeting of Joint Arab Electricity Market in Saudi Arabia

MEDREG President Abdellatif Bardach and MEDREG Director Hasan Ozkoc attended the 2nd Pan Arab Energy committees meeting and the 2nd phase of the knowledge sharing programme organised by the League of Arab States and the World Bank on 13-15 May in Dammam in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

09
MAY
2024
Tirana
Albania
9 May 2024
Sharing our Perspectives on “The Impact of an Electricity Market Design in the Mediterranean” at the Balkan Energy School

Within the scope of the KEP Project aimed at supporting the Albanian Regulatory Authority to improve the efficiency of the wholesale electricity market, MEDREG participated in the 6th Balkan Energy School (BES) Seminar on “The new Electricity Market Design and its Implications on the Balkans”.

24
APR
2024
Turin
Italy
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24 April 2024
Presenting our work on decarbonisation at a G7 side event on Climate, Energy and Environment

On 24 April, MEDREG participated in the “Planet Week” event within the G7 Ministers’ Meeting on Climate, Energy and Environment which took place in Turin, Italy.

18
APR
2024
Istanbul
Turkey
18 April 2024
Exchanging on Natural Gas as Transition Fuel Towards the Energy Transition at the International Gas Union’s Workshop

MEDREG Director Hasan Ozkoc contributed to the International Gas Union’s (IGU) workshop on “Energy Transition and Natural Gas as Transition Fuel” hosted by Petroleum Pipeline Corporation (BOTAS) on 18 April 2024 in Istanbul.

03
APR
2024
Online
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3 April 2024
MEDREG x MED-GEM Joint Webinar on "Hydrogen Transport and Storage Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities"

MEDREG and MED-GEM are holding a joint webinar on "Hydrogen Transport and Storage Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities" on Wednesday the 3rd of April 2024.

27
MAR
2024
Online
27 March 2024
36th Electricity Working Group (ELE WG) meeting

The ELE WG members convened online to discuss the update of the Mediterranean Electricity Market Observatory.

26
MAR
2024
Online
26 March 2024
35th Environment, Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency Working Group (RES WG)

The RES WG has been analysing the regulatory mechanisms to promote and facilitate the acceleration of the energy transition since 2018.

20
MAR
2024
Paris
France
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20 March 2024
Defining projects at the Regulatory Acceleration Energy Transition Roundtable

On 20 March in Paris, MEDREG Director Hasan Ozkoc took part in the Regulatory Acceleration Energy Transition (RETA) Roundtable which gathered RETA participants, delivery partners and other organisations to showcase the progress made so far and define the working plan for the next year.

19
MAR
2024
Online
19 March 2024
35th Gas Working Group (GAS WG) meeting

The GAS WG chairs and members met online to discuss the report on “Green LNG as a Hub for the Energy Transition”

12
MAR
2024
Rome
Italy
12 March 2024
Advocating Regulatory Cooperation for the Energy transition in the Mediterranean

On 12 March in Rome, MEDREG participated in a conference titled “Transitioning Energy in the Mediterranean”.

12
MAR
2024
Tirana
Albania
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12 March 2024
Sharing insights on the opportunities and perspectives for energy efficiency in Albania

On 12 March in Tirana, we participated in an event titled Energy efficiency as a key pillar for energy transition. Opportunities and perspectives in Albania” which took place in the framework of a Twinning Light Project between Albania and Italia to strengthen the overall capacity and effectiveness of the Albanian Agency for Energy Efficiency.

07
MAR
2024
Online
7 March 2024
36th Institutional Working Group (INS WG) meeting

Meeting online, the INS WG discussed the monitoring of the development of the regulatory framework in the Mediterranean region which it will report in its updated regulatory outlook.

05
MAR
2024
Online
5 March 2024
25th Consumer Working Group (CUS WG) meeting

The CUS WG chairs and members gathered online to discuss their 2024 deliverables

05
MAR
2024
Paris
France
5 March 2024
Exploring the Potential of Gas in the Mediterranean Energy Transition

As an active member of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Gas platform, we participated in a high-level conference on “The Role of Gas in the Mediterranean Energy Transition”, held by the Organisation Méditerranéenne de l’Energie et du Climat (OMEC).

28
FEB
2024
28 February 2024
Our first podcast is out!

In 2024, we launched a new podcast series titled “Energy Voices from the Mediterranean”, which has for objective to highlight our members’ best regulatory practices in challenging and evolving areas.

21
FEB
2024
Lisbon
Portugal
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21-22 February
Study visit of CREG, EgyptERA and EMRC to ERSE on Distributed Renewable Energy Connection Code, Battery Storage, and Smart Meters

Three MEDREG members consisting of CREG, EgyptERA, and EMRC representing Algeria, Egypt, and Jordan respectively visited the Portuguese regulator ERSE to learn from the experience of the countries which have already undergone the process or have some track record with the distributed Renewable Energy (RE) connection code, battery storage, and smart meters.

FEB
2024
Hybrid – Online/ Milan
Italy
POSTPONED TO 2024
Workshop on the “Analysis of Gas Infrastructure to Improve Flexibility and Interoperability of Energy Systems”

Following the publication of a MEDREG report in March 2013 addressing cross-border coordination for interconnection capacity development, MEDREG will be holding a workshop to analyse the gas infrastructure to improve the flexibility and interoperability of the energy system.

FEB
2024
Paris
France
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To be confirmed
MEDREG study visit for the Lebanese Center of Energy Conservation LCEC to the French Regulator CRE

As Lebanon is in the process of establishing a National Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) to regulate the sector and to restructure the electricity market...

13
FEB
2024
Skopje and Podgorica
North Macedonia and Montenegro
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13, 14 and 15 February
MEDREG’s Institutional visit to its North Macedonian and Montenegrin Members

MEDREG President Abdellatif Bardach, together with MEDREG Director Hasan Ozkoc and the Deputy Director Bardhi Hoxha paid a visit on the 13th,14th and 15th of February to MEDREG’s new member...

05
FEB
2024
Rabat
Morocco
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5 February 2024
Our Moroccan member ANRE set the access and usage tariffs for the national electricity transmission network for 2024-2026, resulting in an average reduction of 38% compared to the year 2023

On 5 February, ANRE’s Board has unanimously decided to set access and usage tariffs for the national electricity transmission network for the regulatory period from 1st March 2024 to 28th February 2027.

31
JAN
2024
Rabat
Morocco
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31 January 2024
ANRE approves and publishes the National Power System Hosting Capacity for 2024-2028

The Board of the Moroccan National Electricity Regulatory Authority (ANRE), which currently holds MEDREG’s Presidency, unanimously approved the national electricity system's capacity to receive electricity from renewable sources for the next five years: 2024 - 2028.

17
JAN
2024
Online
Egypt and Jordan
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17 January 2024
Egypt and Jordan seek to update their performance monitoring and evaluation system for DSOs in light of the Turkish regulator methodology

On 17 January, MEDREG members EgyptERA and EMRC held a one-day technical exchange online with the Turkish regulator EMRA to update their performance monitoring and evaluation system methodology for Distribution System Operators.

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