The Board of Regulators plays a key role within the Agency, providing opinions and guidance to the Director and addressing the regulatory policy of the Agency.
Its approval is essential for the appointment of a new Director and for the finalisation of the work programme.
Composition and Independence
The Board of Regulators (BoR) consists of senior representatives of the 27 National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs) for energy in the Member States and one non-voting representative of the European Commission. Each NRA also appoints an alternate representative.
The Board of Regulators must act independently and must not take instructions from any government of a Member State, from the Commission, or from another public or private entity.
Rules of Procedure
The Board of Regulators adopts its rules of procedure, regulating the way NRAs cooperate together through ACER.
Decisions of the BoR are adopted on the basis of a two-thirds majority of the members present (each member has only one vote).