Europe delivers final warning to Poland on electricity rules

Poland has been warned by the European Commission to integrate the EU's third electricity market opening directive into national law within two months or face court action.

"To date Poland has not informed the commission of all the necessary transposition measures for fully transposing the electricity directive," the EC said.

All 27 EU countries had to transpose the EU's third electricity and gas market opening directives into national law by March 3, 2011, but 13 have failed to do so, and face being referred to the European Court of Justice.European Commission

The EC said it is still analysing the measures notified by other EU countries that have only partially transposed the directives, but did not provide further details, reports Platts.

The EU's third gas and electricity market opening directives are intended to overcome the remaining barriers to achieving a single EU energy market.

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