European Legislation

Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources

This Directive establishes a common framework for the use of energy from renewable sources in order to limit greenhouse gas emissions and to promote cleaner transport. To this end, national action plans are defined, as are procedures for the use of biofuels.

  Directive 2009/72/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 concerning common rules for the internal market in electricity

This Directive is aimed at introducing common rules for the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity. It also lays down universal service obligations and consumer rights, and clarifies competition requirements.


 

 Directive 2009/73/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 concerning common rules for the internal market in natural gas

​This Directive aims at introducing common rules for the transmission, distribution, supply and storage of natural gas. It concerns mainly natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), biogas and gas from biomass.


 

 PDF DIRECTIVE 2012/18/ΕU O​N THE CONTROL OF MAJOR-ACCIDENT HAZARDS INVOLVING DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE

The present directive concerns the control of major accident hazards involving dangerous substances. Vasilikos Power Station drew up a Security Report in accordance with EU Directives in 2008-2009, which was fully revised in 2013-2014, and Dhekelia Power Station did the same in 2016.


 For further information concerning European Union legislation please advice Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority (CERA) website https://www.cera.org.cy/en-gb/nomothe​sia/details/europ-nomothesia and EU website eur-lex.europa.eu