On 31 October 2019, the European Commission adopted and published its fourth
list of Projects of Common Interest (PCIs). On 24 November 2017, the Commission adopted
the third list of PCIs, published on 6 April 2018
in the Official Journal of the European Union,
replacing the second list of PCIs. The
second list of PCIs was published on 27 January 2016 in the Official Journal of the European Union,
replacing the 2013 first list of PCIs.
Decides on investment requests including on cross-border cost allocation as well as the way the costs are reflected into tariffs when the NRAs have not taken coordinated decisions on the investment request within six months of the date on which the request was received by the last of the NRAs.
Provides Opinions on the CBA methodologies developed by the ENTSOs and launch of the process for CBA updates.
Recommends a common methodology to evaluate the incurred higher risks of PCIs and on incentives to be provided to PCI.
Provides a cooperation framework for NRAs to establish and make publicly available a set of indicators and corresponding reference values for the comparison of unit investment costs for comparable projects of the gas and electricity infrastructure pursuant to Article 11(7) of Regulation (EU) No 347/2013.
Opinion on the 2019 draft regional list of gas PCIs
Opinion on the 2017 draft regional list of gas PCIs
Opinion on the 2015 draft regional lists of gas PCIs
Opinion on the 2013 draft regional lists of gas PCIs
PCI Monitoring Reports
Consolidated report on the progress of electricity and gas PCIs (2019)
Consolidated report on the progress of electricity and gas PCIs (2018)
Consolidated report on the progress of electricity and gas PCIs (2017)
Consolidated report on the progress of electricity and gas PCIs (2016)
Consolidated report on the progress of electricity and gas PCIs (2015)
Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) and Interlinked Model Opinions
Opinion on the ENTSOs draft Interlinked Model (2017)
Opinion on the ENTSOG 2nd CBA methodology (2017)
Opinion on the ENTSOG 1st CBA methodology (2014)
Unit Investment Cost Report
Report on unit investment costs and corresponding reference values for gas (2015)
Recommendation on Incentives
Recommendation on Incentives for PCIs and on Risk Evaluation (2014)
ACER Position Papers on Potential Improvements of the EIP
Second Position Paper on the EIP (2017)
ACER proposals to the EC to facilitate the 3rd PCI selection process (2016)
First Position Paper on the EIP (2016)
Other Sites of Interest
ENTSOG – Scenarios and Infrastructure
European Commission - Project of Common Interest
European Commission PCIs - transparency platform
INEA – CEF Energy
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