Tag Archive for 'carbon leakage'

EU Parliament Environment Committee Rejects Objection Against Commission’s Proposal for a Carbon Leakage List

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee (ENVI) yesterday rejected an objection against the “carbon leakage” list proposed by the European Commission in May 2014 for the period 2015 to 2019.

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BMWi: Revised Guideline on Compensation of Indirect CO2 Expenses

After publication on 6 August 2013 in the Federal Register (Bundesanzeiger), the revised guideline on state aid measures regarding indirect CO2 expenses has come into force. The revised guideline was approved by the European Commission.

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European Commission: State Aid Rules for ETS Post 2012 Electricity Costs and for CCS Ready Power Plants

The European Commission has adopted a framework under which Member states may compensate certain electro-intensive users for part of the higher electricity costs expected to result from a tightening of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) as from 2013.

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Emissions Trading: Member States Approve List of Carbon Leakage Sectors

On 18 September 2009 EU Member States approved a draft Decision listing 164 industrial sectors and sub-sectors deemed to be exposed to carbon leakage. Continue reading ‘Emissions Trading: Member States Approve List of Carbon Leakage Sectors’