Offering an introduction to students on the most essential elements of EU energy law and policy, this volume will be the go-to text for those seeking knowledge of EU energy regulation and its objectives, providing an overview of energy law.
Specific topics will cover the content of sector-specific energy regulation, the application and impact of general EU law on energy markets, third party access, unbundling, investment in cross-border networks, energy trading and market supervision, the application of general EU competition law on energy markets, the impact of free movement provisions, and the application of state aid rules. A structured, step by step guide through the fundamental areas of EU energy law.
Contents of this volume :
• Introduction: Development of EU Energy Law and Policy
• The Vertical Division of Competences between the European Union and its Member States in the Energy Sector
• Sector-Specific Regulation of the Energy Market: Background and General Overview
• Applying EU Competition Law to Energy Markets Treaty Freedoms and EU Energy Markets
• State Aid in the Energy Sector
• Sustainable Development and EU Energy Law External Elements of EU Energy Law
• Cross-Cutting Issues: Examples of Areas where Energy Law and Policy Interact with other EU Policies
Kim Talus is a Professor of European Economic and Energy Law at UEF Law School, University of Eastern Finland.