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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
,
,
,
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 who 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
,
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
,
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
,
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
,
,
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.

14
DEC
2023
Paris
France
14 December 2023
Advocating the importance of regional cooperation and regulations in the energy transition at the OMEC - UfM Gas Platform events

On 14 December, MEDREG participated in a series of events organised by the Observatoire Mediterraneen de l’Energie in the framework of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Gas Platform in Paris.

05
DEC
2023
La Valletta
Malta
5 December 2023
MEDREG Reinforces the Security of Supply and Consumer Protection in the Mediterranean

On 5 December, the Energy Regulators of the Mediterranean region gathered at the highest level for their biannual General Assembly meeting in the Maltese capital, La Valletta.

04
DEC
2023
La Valletta
Malta
4 December 2023
4th Presidency meeting

The Presidency board of MEDREG gathered in Valletta ahead of the last General Assembly of 2023.

22
NOV
2023
Rabat
Morocco
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,
,
,
22 November 2023
Morocco elected as President of the French-speaking Network of Energy Regulators

MEDREG President, who is also the President of the Moroccan Electricity Regulatory Authority (ANRE), Mr. Abdellatif Bardach, was appointed head of the French-speaking Network of Energy Regulators (RegulaE.Fr), at the outcome of its General Assembly, which was held on 22 November in Rabat.

14
NOV
2023
Online meeting
14 November 2023
46th Steering Committee meeting

The Steering Committee gathered online via the Zoom platform.

08
NOV
2023
Brussels
Belgium
,
8-9 November 2023
Keeping our MEDREG priorities aligned with the European Union’s energy and neighbourhood policy agenda

In the context of MEDREG’s long lasting cooperation with the European Commission, a delegation composed of MEDREG President Abdellatif Bardach, Director Hasan Ozkoc and Deputy Director Bardhi Hoxha met with EU officials in Brussels.

24
OCT
2023
Milan
Italy
24 October
35th Electricity Working Group meeting (ELE WG)

On 24 October, the Electricity Working Group (ELE WG) convened Milan, concluding MEDREG’s Fall Working Group meetings.

24
OCT
2023
Hybrid – Zoom/ Milan
Italy
24 October 2023
Presenting the latest electricity market dynamics and infrastructure investments

On 24 October, we held a workshop in Milan on the latest electricity market dynamics and infrastructure investments in the Mediterranean region.

19
OCT
2023
Milan
Italy
19 October
Natural Gas Working Group meeting

On 19 October, our Natural Gas Working Group (GAS WG) members gathered in Milan, as part of their bi-annual meeting, to finalise the Group’s deliverables for 2023.

18
OCT
2023
Porto Montenegro
Montenegro
18-19 October 2023
We advocated for regulatory cooperation at the Energy Week of Western Balkans

MEDREG took part in the Energy Week of Western Balkans 2023 in Montenegro.

12
OCT
2023
Paris
France
11-12 October 2023
Building Capacity to Reinforce Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement

Over two days, on 11 and 12 October in Paris, regulatory employees from MEDREG members took part in a training titled “Implementation of regulations: from legislative frameworks to tools of policy execution” which explored the specific challenges and opportunities of implementing energy regulations.

10
OCT
2023
Hybrid–Zoom - Paris
France
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,
,
,
10 October 2023 - 13:30-17:00
Workshop on the Rules to Manage Conflicts of Interest

On Tuesday 10 October, MEDREG held a workshop addressing the rules to manage conflicts of interest both within the National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs) and within the Transmission System Operator (TSO) and Distribution System Operator (DSO).

05
OCT
2023
Milan
Italy
5 October
24th Consumer Working Group meeting (CUS WG)

The CUS WG gathered in Milan to discuss the progress made on the report “Guidelines of Good Regulatory Practices on Consumer Protection Rules and Communication Strategies

04
OCT
2023
Milan
Italy
,
,
4 October 2023
Trilateral CEER-ECRB-MEDREG Workshop

In the framework of their cooperation agreement, MEDREG, the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER) and the Energy Community Regulatory Board (ECRB) representing energy regulators from East European and Black Sea regions meet once a year to exchange on common critical topics.

03
OCT
2023
Ankara
Turkiye
,
,
3-4 October 2023
The Moroccan Regulator ANRE Visited its Turkish Fellow EMRA to Explore Tariffication of Networks

Willing to enhance its tariff-setting capabilities and learn from countries with similar market structures, our Moroccan member, the National Regulatory Authority for Electricity (ANRE), sought support from MEDREG to set-up a study visit to the Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA).

26
SEP
2023
Lisbon
Portugal
26 September - 27 September
The RES Working Group convened in Lisbon to fine-tune its 2023 deliverables

The RES Working Group (WG) members convened in Lisbon to discuss the progress of the report on Energy Label and Energy Efficiency Mechanisms and the support activity on the topic of “Distributed RE Connection Code, Battery Storage, and Smart Meters”, that will take place in early 2024.

22
SEP
2023
Beirut
Lebanon
22 September 2023
Tackling energy efficiency and e-mobility with national agencies and intergovernmental organisations

Held in Beirut on 22 September on the side lines of the Beirut Energy Forum, we held a workshop in collaboration with MEDENER and RCREEE

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