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International activities


       In accordance with Decision No. 26 of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council 'On the Main Directions of the International Activities of the Eurasian Economic Union for 2015-2016' dated October 16, 2015, Section of Development of Trade in Energy Resources of Energy Department carries out international cooperation aimed at studying activities of international organizations in the energy sector and consolidating international experience in the development of stock exchange instruments for trade in energy resources.

Much attention is paid to the development of interaction with international organizations under Memoranda signed by the EEC with the aim of exchanging experience and developing cooperation in the field of energy (Eurasian Development Bank, Executive Committee of the CIS Electric Power Council, Sustainable Energy Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific). In addition, Energy Department's employees became members of working groups on the coordination of efforts and activities on developing integration processes, promoting and expanding mutual trade, and carrying out joint actions in the field of economic cooperation of the EEC with Mongolia and Chile.

On April 18, 2016, Energy Department's employees participated in the joint meeting of the Working Group on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and the Working Group on Environmental Protection of the Executive Committee of the CIS Electric Power Council (hereinafter, the CIS EPC).

On June 10, 2016, the Action Plan on Cooperation Between the Eurasian Economic Commission and the CIS EPC was signed during the meeting of the CIS EPC at the level of the heads of authorized authorities in the energy sphere. This document was signed for the CIS EPC by A.V. Novak, President of the Council, Minister of Energy of Russia, and for the EEC by D.T. Ibrayev, Member of the Board - Minister in charge of Energy and Infrastructure of the Commission.

Interaction is ongoing with the leading energy exchanges, such as:

- European Energy Exchange (ЕЕХ),

- European electric power exchange (BELPEX),

- European energy exchange (EPEX SPOT),

- European energy exchange of ICE (oil section),

- European exchange for trade in natural gas and energy derivatives ICE Endex (gas section),

- European exchange for trade in derivatives (NASDAQ OMX Commodities),

- French energy exchange (Powernext).

Contacts have been established and cooperation is developed with the following international organizations:

- Association of Power Exchange (APEx),

- European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom),

- COoRdination of Electricity System Operators (CORESO),

- European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E),

- European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (АCER),

- Secretariat of the Council of European Energy Regulators (СЕЕR),

- European Union of the Natural Gas Industry (Eurogas),

- European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas (ENTSOG),

         - European Commission Directorate-General for Energy,

         - International Energy Charter Secretariat,

- European Energy Community,

- Commission on the interregional cooperation of the Central American Common Market in the electric power sector (SEIPAC),

- US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


- System market operator PJM Interconnection,

- World Wind Energy Association (WWEA),

- International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA),

- Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC),

- World Energy Council (WEC).

Energy Department's employees took part in the third session of the Group of Experts on Gas at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and made a speech on the topic: "On the Pattern of the Common Gas Market of the Eurasian Economic Union."

The important area of the activities of Energy Department is the organization of the work on determining priority industry projects and the interaction scope as part of the coupling of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Silk Road Economic Belt (EAEU – SREB), as well as on fleshing out the relevant draft "road map".

 On June 2, 2016, Energy Department, jointly with the authorized authorities of the EAEU Member States, held the working consultation (meeting of the working group) on the EAEU – SREB coupling in the energy sector. The consultation participants discussed approaches to forming the "road map" on the EAEU – SREB coupling and formed the preliminary list of promising industry projects.