The result of the vote on the adoption of the draft opinion is available.
Yesterday, in New York, the Commissioner in charge of International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica and the President of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr Warren Smith, announced the formalisation of an EU grant contribution to the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Programme for the Eastern Caribbean. The Programme will facilitate the development of up to 60MW of geothermal energy capacity in up to five countries – Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Agenda items concern energy, digital and trade policy.
Update: An addendum to the draft agenda concerning transport policy is now available.
Agenda items concern energy & environment, digital, transport and trade policy.
A four column document containing the European Parliament’s amendments voted by the ITRE Committee on 11 October 2017 and the Presidency’s first assessment of the principles of EP amendments (included in articles only) in preparation for the first trilogue on 7 November 2017. (Document made partially accessible to the public).
The Secretariat sent an Opening Letter to Moldova in Case ECS-9/17. Upon the review of a recent amendment to the electricity distribution tariff methodology, the Secretariat took the preliminary view that Moldova failed to implement relevant provisions and principles of Energy Community law, especially regarding cost-reflectivity and the independence of the regulator.
Are you interested in developing your city’s heat plan or decarbonising its heating and cooling system? PLANHEAT has developed a simulation tool for cities to analyse and plan their future low-carbon heating and cooling scenarios. The project also offers knowledge sharing and trainings.
An updated briefing by the European Parliamentary Research Service is available.
A public hearing on the European Citizens’ Initiative “Ban glyphosate and Protect People and the Environment from Toxic Pesticides” will take place on 20th November. On 21st November, there will be a report back on the recent trilogue on revision of the EU ETS. The Committee will also vote on the adoption of draft opinions on the internal market for electricity, common rules for the internal market in electricity and the role of EU regions and cities in implementing the COP 21 Paris Agreement on climate change. In the afternoon there will be an exchange of views with the Commission on the state of play on 4th Real-Driving Emissions package (RDE4).