Changes in the structure of electricity markets, the international operating and exchange rules, the development of new technology and the growing awareness of environmental problems have all resulted in dramatic changes in the electricity industry. In particular, within EU Member States and the European Parliament there is current consideration of a Directive which will accelerate the liberalisation of the EUís energy markets. The following sections offer more in depth analysis.
Liberalisation and the Environment
Security of Supply
Debate in the EU
Creating a level playing field