Published 11 October 2017
The paper is written in the Questions & Answers format, as to provide a useful resource to a wide range of stakeholders, such as academics, policy makers and energy sector market players. The Questions & Answers are divided in three parts, corresponding to the new definitions of the market players introduced in the proposed Electricity Directive: Active Customers, Aggregators, and Local Energy Communities. Each Question has a short Answer, and a more detailed Explanation, which contains legal argumentation and the references to the respective Articles in the used legal sources. The opinions expressed in the paper are author’s only, and rely on doctrinal legal research approach.