In June 2019, the Energy Community Secretariat published a study on analysing and quantifying direct and hidden subsidies to support the coal sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Ukraine during the period 2015-2017.
In line with the European Green Deal and the EU’s objective to become the first climate neutral economy by 2050, the Commission has launched today a public consultation inviting all interested parties on revised EU Emission Trading System State aid Guidelines in the context of the system for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading post-2021 (the “ETS Guidelines”).
Includes a proposal for a regulation establishing the Just Transition Fund (with 3 annexes), a Communication from the Commission on the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan and the European Green Deal Investment Plan,
The European Union is committed to becoming the first climate-neutral bloc in the world by 2050. This requires significant investment from both the EU and the national public sector, as well as the private sector. The European Green Deal’s Investment Plan – the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan – presented today will mobilise public investment and help to unlock private funds through EU financial instruments, notably InvestEU, which would lead to at least €1 trillion of investments.