The European Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators will add 10 people next year to its staff of 43 to enforce EU rules to stop manipulation in the bloc’s power and natural gas markets.
ACER plans to “work intensively” on the Regulation for Energy Market Integrity and Transparency, or Remit, in 2013 and expects the framework of the rules to be in place by the beginning of 2014, the Ljubljana, Slovenia-based agency said in a work program published on its website yesterday.
The agency may provide definitions of the data companies need to publish concerning plant outages and how quickly they are required to do so.
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