Video Library

  • From Pipes to Platforms

    Europe’s distribution system will need to adapt its role to keep pace with the transformation of the energy world. The DSO Strategic Vision – From “Pipes-to-Platforms” discusses the changing business model of DSOs to meet customer expectations and to bring all market parties efficiently together. This shift comes with huge opportunities, but also requires a clear strategy to tackle it in a timely and effective manner. Click here to view a short video describing the essence of the paper. 

    19 June 2017
  • Joint interview with Tobias Paulun, EEX and Kristian Ruby, EURELECTRIC on Clean Energy Package

    Questions:

    1) How would you evaluate the Clean Energy Package? Do you think that it addresses the key elements of a well-functioning electricity market design sufficiently?
    2) What is your take on the Clean Energy Package?
    3) What is your view on the Clean Energy Package in relation to the regional approach?
    4) How do you evaluate the potential of electrification? Do you think it will be boosted under the Clean Energy Package?
    5) How important was the statement by EURELECTRIC not to invest in new coal power plants after 2020?
    6) What do you think are the key necessary reform measures to achieve cost-effective and market-based decarbonisation in Europe?

    31 May 2017
  • Energy Poverty

    More and more consumers struggle to pay their energy bills. Faced with this reality, EURELECTRIC has gathered experts to look into the problem and formulate solutions.

    Findings have shown that actions can be taken at both EU and/or national level to alleviate these issues. Rethinking retail pricing and creating progressive/ sustainable ways to finance energy efficiency measures can be instrumental in putting an end to energy poverty.

    See the full report here.

    22 May 2017
  • Interview with Joachim Gruber NetzeBW Managing Director

    EURELECTRIC held a conference on “Smart regulation for European energy consumers”  providing an opportunity for leading industry representatives, consumers associations, regulators and policymakers to exchange views on these crucial aspects and find suitable solutions. Here is Joachim GRUBER sharing his views.

    18 May 2017
  • Interview with Nikos Hatziargyriou CEO at Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator SA

    EURELECTRIC held a conference on “Smart regulation for European energy consumers”  providing an opportunity for leading industry representatives, consumers associations, regulators and policymakers to exchange views on these crucial aspects and find suitable solutions. Here is Nikos Hatziargyriou sharing his views.

    18 May 2017
  • Interview with Antonio José COUTINHO Member of the Executive Committee of EDP Comercial

    EURELECTRIC held a conference on “Smart regulation for European energy consumers”  providing an opportunity for leading industry representatives, consumers associations, regulators and policymakers to exchange views on these crucial aspects and find suitable solutions. Here is Antonio José COUTINHO sharing his views. 

    17 May 2017
  • IIEA Presentation Dr Fergal McNamara - The “Clean Energy for All Europeans” Package

    In this presentation, Dr Fergal McNamara gave the reaction of the electricity industry to the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package, with special emphasis on Distribution System Operator (DSO) viewpoints. EURELECTRIC is the sector association which represents over 2,700 DSOs, retailers and generators across Europe in public affairs matters in Brussels. ©IIEA


    09 May 2017
  • Does current retail pricing support decarbonisation?

    Electrification is key to decarbonisation: but does current retail pricing provide the right incentives for consumers to use clean energy over other fuels? The way your electricity bill is designed charges you for fixed elements as network costs and levies according to how much you consume. However, this creates distortions: changing it is essential to pave the way to electrification of the economy.

    20 April 2017