Dear DG ENER
Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I kindly request all communications (which includes emails, letters or faxes etc.) and all records of meetings (meeting agenda, participants, briefing papers and minutes) between the former/current Commissioners for Energy, his/her cabinet and/or officials and representatives of DG Energy with the following three parties:
- ACER, ENTSO-G and Eurogas
concerning the topic of the Union list of Projects of Common Interest (PCI list) between 1 August 2019 and 19 February 2020.
As required, please find my full address below:
Corporate Europe Observatory
Rue d’Edimbourg 26, 1050 Brussels.
Ares(2020)1078669 - RE: access to documents request - PCI ACER, ENTSO-G
and Eurogas DG Energy Feb 2020 --- Ref. Gestdem 2020/996
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Thank you for your e-mail dated 19/02/2020. We hereby acknowledge receipt
of your application for access to documents, which was registered on
20/02/2020 under reference number GestDem 2020/996.
In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to
European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
will be handled within 15 working days.
The time limit will expire on 12/03/2020. In case this time limit needs to
be extended, you will be informed in due course.
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Access to documents team (RC)
Dear Ms Balanya,
We refer to your e-mail dated 19/02/2020 in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered on 20/02/2020 under the above mentioned
Your application is currently being handled. However, we will not be in a
position to complete the handling of your application within the time
limit of 15 working days, which expires on 12/03/2020.
An extended time limit is needed for thorough analysis as to the
availability of the documents requested.
Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 02/04/2020.
We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
DG ENERGY – Access to documents team
Email: [email address]
2. mailto:[email address]
Please find attached the reply to your request for access to documents,
registered under reference GestDem 2020/0096.
According to standard operational procedure, the reply is usually also
sent to you by registered post. Please note, however, that due to the
extraordinary health and security measures currently in force during to
the COVID-19 epidemics, which include the requirement for all Commission
non-critical staff to telework, we are unfortunately not in a position to
follow this procedure until further notice.
We would therefore appreciate if you could confirm receipt of the present
e-mail by replying to [email address]
Unit B1 - Internal Market I: Networks & Regional Initiatives
Directorate General for Energy
24, Rue (Jean-André) De Mot, B-1040 Brussels
Office DM24 06/014
Tel: +32 (0)2- 29-59925
Email: [email address]
Web: European Commission Directorate-General for Energy
I confirm I gave received your answer of April 2nd,