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).
Today (November 9 2017), the European Commission’s Expert Group on electricity interconnection targets presented its report to Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete.
Agenda items concern energy, climate & environment, digital, trade, transport, and general policy.
The reaction from the ECR group has been published.
The agenda items concern energy, environment and transport policy.
(required under Article 21 of Regulation (EU) No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2013 on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and for reporting other information at national and Union level relevant to climate change and repealing Decision No 280/2004/EC) (required under Article 21 of Regulation (EU) No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2013 on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and for reporting other information at national and Union level relevant to climate change and repealing Decision No 280/2004/EC)
A high-level conference on how to finance clean energy as well as create jobs and boost economic growth takes place at the Parliament in Brussels on 7 November.
From water supplies to energy production, roads to bridges, infrastructure plays an essential role in our day-to-day lives. That is why the Concrete Dialogue 2017 – Renewing Europe’s infrastructure: needs, challenges and opportunities will debate and address the infrastructure challenges in Europe and identify sustainable solutions for the future.
EDSO Workshop ‘Rethinking distribution grids: future DSOs’ roles in active system management through flexibility’ will explore the needs and challenges for DSOs in the use of flexibility, from a broader perspective accounting for their interactions and coordination with other system operators, particularly TSOs, and market players. Key insights will be provided from DSO examples and smart grids projects, complemented by additional views from TSOs, market players, regulators and policymakers. Full article…