Agency said this month that 320 firms have chosen to self-report under Remit
The Agency for the Cooperation of Energy
Regulators (Acer) could see its powers increased amid a
proposed new 'modern market’ design for the energy
market, a move that would see the regulator’s
oversight increase to cover both wholesale and retail
Speaking at the IV Acer Annual Conference,
'An Energy Union for Consumers,’ in Slovenia on
Thursday, commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel
Angel Arias Cañete, told the delegation the Commission
plans to reinforce Acer’s power, involving the
agency in "the regulation and overview of both wholesale and
retail markets as their convergence is inevitable within the
Under the proposal, Acer would be able to
carry out regulatory functions at a European level, overseeing
development of the internal energy market, as well as dealing
with all cross-border issues.
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