Arvamuse teabeleht 

Elektrituru korraldus

Opinion Number: CDR 2118/2023
Rapporteur: FREY Josef
Commission: ENVE
Status: Adopted
Date: 05/07/2023
• To call on the EC and Member States to provide local and regional authorities with a stronger role in the energy transition.
• To propose decentralised solutions that can contribute to decarbonise and democratise a clean energy transition.
• To support the sustainable deployment of renewable energies in order to achieve a decarbonised electricity system by 2035.
• To set up one-stop-shops to provide advice, information and tailored solutions on energy related matters to households, small and medium companies and local communities.
• To boost new businesses models, energy sharing schemes and local consumers investment in local generation facilities.
• To showcase the great potential in further strengthening LRAs in order to achieve a people-oriented energy transition.


- calls for a stronger role of local and regional authorities in the energy transition. underlines the proposal's potential to decarbonise, decentralise and democratise the energy transition by means of a strong local and regional dimension.

- points out that local and regional authorities should develop climate-friendly energy supply roadmaps and integrated planning for electricity, heat and gas grids for their region.

- emphasises the need to set up “One-stop shops” to provide practical advice and improve regulatory delivery to households, businesses and communities on energy related matters.

- acknowledges the importance of developing new business models with local economic cycles, for the future of the energy market; in particular, consumers should be encouraged to transition into active consumers and prosumers.

- stresses that the energy transition requires non-bureaucratic, flexible, decentralised solutions such as promoting self-consumption, energy communities, decentralised storage facilities and simple feed-in options.

- reiterates that preferential treatment should be granted to energy communities and local consumers to invest in local generation facilities.

- stresses the need to support vulnerable consumers, low-income households and vulnerable energy intense industrial customers.
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