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IEU Smart Cities Weekly Telegram 7 August 2020

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REGIONAL POLICY: EU Commission launches call for innovative response and recovery partnerships between EU regions +++ EU Commission launches public consultation on Interregional Innovation Investment initiative +++ EIP-SCC: EIP-SCC Marketplace - General Assembly 2020, 2-3 September 2020 URBIS Fair, Brno, Czech Republic +++ SMART GOVERNANCEBitkom-Positionspapier zur Berücksichtig von Smart City/Region-Datenplattformen im Rahmen von GAIA-XSMART MOBILITYSustainable urban mobility: a new urban grouping framework can help inform city plannersContribute now to the draft Action Plans of the EU Urban AgendaSave the date: CIVITAS Living Lab final online eventECCENTRIC online seminar: clean and efficient urban freightSMART ENERGYEU Commission clears creation of joint venture Stadtentfalter by Avacon Natur and NEW Smart CityRoundtable on GET.invest Support Instruments for the Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) Sector44% of Businesses Considering Microgrids: Surve…

IEU Environment Telegram 7 August 2020

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SUMMER BREAK MODE: EU Institutions enter into their summer break +++ COVID-19 SPECIAL: EU-Kommission beugt „zweiter Welle“ unkoordinierter Corona-Reisebeschränkungen vor +++ EU Commission approves €40 billion budget increase and amendments to previously approved Spanish guarantee schemes in context of coronavirus outbreak +++ EU Commission approves €6 billion German scheme to compensate public transport companies for damages suffered due to coronavirus outbreak +++ EU Commission approves €665 million Austrian scheme to support non-profit organisations and their related entities affected by the coronavirus outbreak +++ Fighting fake news around cash and covid - International Currency Association (ICA) +++ BIODIVERSITYProtecting biodiversity must be a key principle of the EU's Recovery PlanCIRCULAR ECONOMYOne-size-fits-all recycling schemes may be ineffective, suggests Danish studyHow to close the global circularity gap? In 2011, six gigatonnes of pote…

IEU Climate Telegram 7 August 2020

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SUMMER BREAK MODE: EU Institutions enter into their summer break +++ UNFCCC: The Consultative Group of Experts Takes Major Decisions To Skirt The Impact of COVID-19 On Its 2020 Work +++ CLIMATE FINANCE: MDBs’ climate finance in low- and middle-income countries reaches $41.5 billion in 2019 +++ EU GREEN DEALClimate impacts intersecting with the COVID-19 crisis require robust political actionCLIMATE TARGETSGermanwatch: EU-Klimaziele: Germanwatch-Position für das Jahr 2020SWITZERLAND2020 calendar for transfers of allowances between the EU and Swiss emission trading registriesHEAT WAVESThe average summer season intensity of urban heat island (°C) and the projected number of extreme heatwaves in near future (2020-2052; RCP8.5)TRANSPORT EMISSIONSSustainable transport policy: taxes have highest impact in lowering carbon emissions, DenmarkEU COMMISSION REGISTERDG CLIMACOMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION on a derogation from the specific emissions targets for DR Mot…

IEU Energy Telegram 7 August 2020

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SUMMER BREAK MODE: EU Institutions enter into their summer break +++ ENERGY UNION: Review of renewables and energy efficiency directives - Commission launches first steps in process +++ Renewable energy in Germany continues growth trend +++ ENERGY TAXES: EU Green Deal – Revision of the Energy Taxation Directive +++ ENERGY REGULATIONACER consults on the South East Europe methodology for splitting long-term cross-zonal capacityTraining on Gas Regulation and New DevelopmentsENTSOG opens public stakeholder consultation on its Annual Work Programme (AWP) 2021SAVE THE DATE: E.DSO-ENCS-ENTSO-E Webinar Sessions “Cybersecurity: Data SharingENTSO-E: CACM Cost Report 2019ENTSO-E's answer to the European Commission public consultation on the review of the TEN-E RegulationEFET response to ENTSO-E consultation on Core TSOs proposed amendments to Core DA FB CCMFacilitation of negotiations over gas distribution losses in Moldova successfully concludedHYDROGENReallab…

IEU Environment Telegram 31 July 2020

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SUMMER BREAK MODE: EU Institutions enter into their summer break +++ SUSTAINABILITY: EU Commission publishes study on directors' duties and sustainable corporate governance +++ EP Briefing - Sustainable finance – EU taxonomy: A framework to facilitate sustainable investment - 27-07-2020 +++ COVID-19 SPECIAL: Travel restrictions: EU Council reviews the list of countries for which member states should gradually lift travel restrictions at the external border +++ EU Commission strengthens support for treatment through convalescent plasma +++ EU Commission concludes talks to secure future coronavirus vaccine for Europeans +++ EU Commission secures EU access to Remdesivir for treatment of COVID-19 +++ EU Commission approves €10 billion Spanish fund to provide debt and capital support to companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak +++ EU Commission approves €6 billion Italian schemes to support SMEs affected by coronavirus outbreakEU Commission approves…

IEU Climate Telegram 31 July 2020

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SUMMER BREAK MODE: EU Institutions enter into their summer break +++ UNFCCC: UN Climate Change Launches New Publications to Boost Climate Technology +++ UN Climate Change Continues to Mobilize the Industrial Sector +++ 8th Dialogue on Action for Empowerment – Join Virtual Regional Dialogues +++ EU GREEN DEALEU Green Deal Consultation: Revision of the Energy Taxation DirectiveEU CLIMATE ACTIONEP Briefing - Climate change and climate action - 29-07-2020METHANE EMISSIONSEU JRC: Climate change projected to set off substantial rise in methane emissions from wetlandsTHE ARCTICDramatic Arctic fires and sea ice melt, show need for urgent climate actionEU COUNCIL REGISTERST 9942 2020 INIT EU participation in the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) set up by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) - Legal implicationsST 9940 2020 INIT REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the ex…

IEU Energy Telegram 31 July 2020

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SUMMER BREAK MODE: EU Institutions enter into their summer break +++ ENERGY REGULATION: ACER publishes its analysis on Tariff Code implementation for gas in Finland +++ ACER consults on the capacity calculation methodology for the long-term timeframe in the Baltic region +++ Network Code on Harmonised Transmission Tariff Structures for Gas - Analy​s​is of the consultation documents by country​​​ +++ ​ACER: Consolidated Annual Activity Report - Year 2019 +++ ACER Monitoring update on incremental capacity projects and virtual interconnection pointsSave the date: 4th Energy Market Integrity and Transparency Forum to take place on 9 October 2020Save the date: ACER-CEER webinar on TEN-E revision to take place on 14 September 2020CEER Paper on DSO Procedures of Procurement of FlexibilityENTSO-E publishes its Annual Report 2019Latest positions published by EFETEFET response to DG ENER consultation on Italian market reform planEFET eSM standardisation version 2.…

IEU Agenda Weekly Telegram 27 July 2020 & Summer Break

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Our IEU AGENDA this week: SUMMER BREAK - NEXT ISSUE: 22 August 2020 +++ EU COMMISSION: EU Commission Calendar +++ 27 July 2020 +++ 28 July 2020 +++ 29 July 2020 +++ Summer break of the EU Commission starting 30 July 2020 +++ EU COMMISSION - EXPERT GROUPSMeetings of EU Commission expert groupsE01528 - Expert group - Directors of sectoral and environmental statistics and accountsE03499 - JRC Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management Independent Expert GroupE03123 - Expert group on Access and benefit sharing (ABS) under the Nagoya ProtocolX03001 - Connecting Europe Facility Telecom Expert GroupE03733 - Expert Group for Disaster Prevention and Risk ManagementX00365 - Scientific review group on CITESE03282 - Commission Expert Group/Multi-Stakeholder Platform on Protecting and Restoring the World’s Forests, including the EU Timber Regulation and the FLEGT RegulationX03001 - Connecting Europe Facility Telecom Expert GroupE02210 - Co-ordination Group for Biod…

IEU Smart Cities Weekly Telegram 24 July 2020

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UIA: Urban Innovative Actions: 11 new projects will receive EU funding +++ REGIONAL POLICY: EU Commission invites stakeholders to provide comments on revised Regional Aid Guidelines +++ Coronavirus: reprogramming of more than €618 million in Cohesion policy funding to overcome the effects of the pandemic in Poland +++ Cohesion Policy: Commission and OECD help 5 EU funds managing authorities engage with citizens +++ EP: Role of cohesion policy in responding to the COVID-19 crisis +++ RegioStars 2020: 25 finalists announced and Public Choice Award now open +++ New working paper: Convergence of EU regions redux - Recent trends in regional disparities +++ URBAN AGENDAAt a Glance - Renewal of the Leipzig Charter - 17-07-2020SMART SPECIALISATIONSmart Specialisation in the World in 2050 ReportUpcoming Smart Specialisation eventsSMARTER 2020 Conference - 2d Webinar - “Smart Specialisation Strategies for Sustainability – opportunities for economic recovery and co…

IEU Environment Telegram 24 July 2020

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SUMMER BREAK MODE: EU Institutions enter into their summer break +++ COVID-19 SPECIAL: Coronavirus response: Making capital markets work for Europe's recovery +++ Coronavirus response: How the Capital Markets Union can support Europe's recovery +++ Markus Ferber (EVP/CSU): Vorschläge zur Kapitalmarktunion: nur ein erster Schritt - Paket zur Kapitalmarktunion mit Licht und Schatten +++ Coronavirus crisis: EESC says EU companies should rethink their business model +++ DG ENVIRONMENTThe European Commission appoints two Director-Generals and two DirectorsAIR POLLUTIONEmissions of most harmful air pollutants dropped in 2018, marking EU progress under UN Convention - EEA ReportNational emissions reported to the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP Convention)European Union emission inventory report 1990-2018CIRCULAR ECONOMYCircular economy: "With a new impetus for sustainable development" - EESCEU COUNCIL REGISTERST 937…

IEU Climate Telegram 24 July 2020

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SUMMER BREAK MODE: EU Institutions enter into their summer break +++ EU ARCTIC POLICY: In-Depth Analysis - A Balanced Arctic Policy for the EU - 20-07-2020 +++ Dramatic Arctic fires and sea ice melt, show need for urgent climate action +++ CLIMATE RISKS: Climate change as a driver of emerging risks for food and food safety, plant, animal health and nutritional quality +++ Climate emergency ‘a danger to peace’, UN Security Council hears +++ CARBON BORDER TAXRussia “extremely concerned” by EU carbon border tax plans, says could break WTO rules - Carbon PulseEU PARLIAMENT REGISTERAMENDMENTS 1 - 599 - Draft report An EU legal framework to halt and reverse EU-driven global deforestation - PE655.680v01-00EU COMMISSION REGISTERDG CLIMACOMMISSION DECISION instructing the central administrator of the Union Registry to enter into the European Union Transaction Log the revised 2020 auction tables for general allowances to be auctioned by the common auction platform…

IEU Energy Telegram 24 July 2020

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SUMMER BREAK MODE: EU Institutions enter into their summer break +++ HYDROGEN: Hydrogen Becomes More Viable as a Microgrid Fuel - Microgrid Knowledge +++ ENERGY REGULATION: EDSO: The way out of the pandemic – Lights must stay on +++ WIND ENERGYWind Europe: NECP analysis - permitting problems still a major stumbling block
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IEU Environment Telegram 23 July 2020

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EUROPEAN COUNCIL ON RECOVERY: EU Commission President von der Leyen in the European Parliament: “We now have a massive and unprecedented financial firepower” +++ Speech by President von der Leyen at the European Parliament Plenary on the conclusions of the Special European Council meeting of 17-21 July 2020 +++ Von der Leyen on European Council conclusions: NextGenerationEU is a signal of solidarity and willingness to reform +++ EP Text adopted - Conclusions of the extraordinary European Council meeting of 17-21 July 2020 - P9_TA-PROV(2020)0206 - Thursday, 23 July 2020 - Brussels - Provisional edition +++ EP Briefing - Outcome of the Special European Council meeting of 17-21 July 2020 - 23-07-2020 +++ EP Briefing - Next Generation EU - Where are assigned revenue? Which impact in 2021? +++ EP Briefing: Future financing of the Union: MFF, Own Resources and Next Generation EU +++ EU long-term budget deal must be improved for Parliament to accept it +++ Dani…

IEU Climate Telegram 23 July 2020

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EU GREEN DEAL: EP OPINION on the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan – How to finance the Green Deal - PE650.586v02 +++ EP OPINION on the Sustainable Europe Investment Plan – How to finance the Green Deal - PE650.586v03 +++ European Green Deal: €307 million awarded to start-ups in transport sector, advanced materials and Internet of Things technologies +++ CARBON BORDER ADJUSTMENT: Taxation and the European Green Deal: Commission launches public consultations on Energy Taxation Directive and a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism +++ Green Deal: Kommission startet Konsultationen zu Energiebesteuerung und CO2-Grenzausgleich +++ EU Green Deal – Revision of the Energy Taxation Directive - Initiative and feedback details +++ EU Commission consultation: EU Green Deal (carbon border adjustment mechanism) +++ AVIATION EMISSIONSVerkehrskommissarin Vălean beim Aviation Summit: Luftverkehr muss Ziele des europäischen Green Deal einhaltenBDI zum Treffen der EU-Verkehr…

IEU Energy Telegram 23 July 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*: ENERGY EFFICIENCY: EU Commission: Despite improvement in 2018, progress on energy efficiency still needs to be stepped up, Commission report states +++ Energy Community Secretariat and EBRD issue joint Policy Guidelines to help countries design effective energy efficiency funding mechanisms +++ ENERGY REGULATION: ACER finds no market interest to invest in gas network expansion +++ WIND ENERGY: Wind Europe: Working towards a European standard for decommissioning wind turbines +++ ENERGY CHARTERModernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty: The Long Story Told Short
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