“Clean Energy for All Europeans” package – more ambition needed for reviewing the Guarantees of Origin legislation

Brussels, 23 February 2016 | The recently published “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package proposes important amendments to the EU’s energy and climate legislation with significant changes in certain key areas. Europex has been analysing the Commission’s eight legislative files, and will release several position papers on issues directly relating to wholesale energy trading and environmental markets over the next few weeks. This first paper will focus on the proposed changes to the Guarantess of Origin (GO) legislation in the context of the review of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) with additional comments on the needed phase-out of support for
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Categories: Position Papers.

Revision of the EU ETS Directive: Europex welcomes the European Parliament’s positioning ahead of the upcoming trilogue

Brussels, 15 February 2017 | Today, the plenary of the European Parliament expressed its support for the ENVI Committee’s report on the revision of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). Europex explicitly welcomes the report as a positive and important step in preparation of the upcoming trilogue negotiations between the Parliament, the Council and the Commission.   Europex remains optimistic that the revision of the EU ETS Directive will strengthen the scheme’s role as the EU’s key instrument in the fight against climate change and an important driver for the energy transition. This applies in particular to the following
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Categories: Press Releases.