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IEU Environment Telegram 30 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  SPECIAL SECTION: COVID-19:  EU Commission presents practical guidance to ensure the free movement of critical workers and on the implementation of the temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU +++  EU Commission issues questions and answers to help increase production of safe medical supplies +++  State aid: EU Commission approves €1.2 billion French “Fonds de solidarité” scheme for small enterprises in temporary financial difficulties due to coronavirus outbreak +++  Antitrust: The Commission remains committed to providing swift antitrust guidance on cooperation initiatives in view of the coronavirus crisis +++  State aid: Commission amends Short-term export-credit insurance Communication in light of economic impact of coronavirus outbreak +++  Coronavirus: Commission discusses disinformation with online platforms, launches dedicated webpage to support myth busting and fact checking on the pandemic +++  Coronavirus: The Eu

IEU Climate Telegram 30 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  GHG EMISSIONS:  EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Cutting greenhouse gas emissions: financial instruments to produce better or larger forest canopies - E-004093/2019(ASW) +++  FOREST POLICY:  EP DRAFT OPINION on stepping up EU Action to Protect and Restore the World’s Forests - PE648.523v01-00 +++  CLIMATE ACTION:  Scientists list four key actions to halt global warming *Note We publish our IEU telegrams delayed by one day. We show the headlines of our monitoring content, only.   To ask for a weekly trial click here . To subscribe to your services real-time - click here .

IEU Energy Telegram 30 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  ENERGY REGULATION:  ACER to decide on methodologies for the coordination and sharing of cost of redispatching and countertrading electricity in 13 EU Member States +++  NC RfG and NC HVDC monitoring requirements for ACER - data collection +++  Have your say! Energy Community Secretariat launches public consultation on candidate infrastructure projects under Regulation on trans-European energy infrastructure +++  WIND ENERGY:  How can corporates minimise risks and maximise opportunities when entering renewable PPAs? +++  COAL:  EU Commission: Answer to a written question - The Datteln 4 coal-fired power plant - E-000647/2020(ASW) +++  OFFICIAL JOURNAL OJ:JOC_2020_102_R_0006: Decision No 485 of 6 August 2019 opening a procedure for granting authorisation for the prospection and exploration of oil and natural gas, being underground natural resources as defined in Article 2(1)(3) of the Underground Natural Resources Act, in ‘Block

IEU Weekly Agenda Telegram 30 March 2020

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Our IEU AGENDA this week:  EU COMMISSION:  EU Commission Calendar +++  30 March 2020 +++  31 March 2020 +++  1 April 2020 +++  2 April 2020 +++  3 April 2020 +++  Outlook April 2020 +++  EU COMMISSION - EXPERT GROUPS Meetings of EU Commission expert groups (CEG/DIH/19) 19th meeting of the Customs Expert Group - Data Integration and Harmonization section - joint with Trade Contact Group (TCG) 11th meeting PG UCC DA/IA Aviation Security Inspection Working Group Meeting of the sub-group on the Environmental Footprint transition phase Expert Group Crops Market Observatory A HLEG Meeting (To be confirmed) UCC INF Project Group Meeting PGM1 6th meeting of the Commission Informal Expert Group High-Level Forum on Capital Markets Union 3rd meeting of the Transitional Forum for European R&I Partnerships Invitation to a Customs 2020 project group meeting dealing with classification of products in the HS/CN nomenclatures EXPERT GROUP ON SOCIAL ECONOMY

IEU Environment Telegram 27 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  CHEMICAL HAZARDS:  Chemical hazards data and modelling boost - EFSA +++  SPECIAL SECTION: COVID-19:  Coronavirus: EU Commission Statement on consulting Member States on the proposal to extend State aid Temporary Framework +++  State aid: Commission amends Short-term export-credit insurance Communication in light of economic impact of coronavirus outbreak +++  EU Commission boosts budget for repatriation flights and rescEU stockpile +++  EU Commission approves Luxembourg guarantee measure to further support economy in coronavirus outbreak +++  Main results of the Video conference of the members of the European Council +++  EuroparlTV Video - EU funding for COVID-19 research +++  COVID-19: Statement by Economic and Monetary Affairs committee Chair and political coordinators +++  Die Grünen/EFA: EZB-Bankenaufsicht verfügt europaweiten Dividendenstopp: Banken sollen sich mit Rücklagen gegen Corona-Krise wappnen DIHK-Corona-Umfrage: Fa

IEU Climate Telegram 27 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  CARBON EMISSIONS:  New report highlights opportunities for reducing black carbon emissions from gas flaring in the Arctic +++  CLIMATE ACTION:  Wuppertal Institut: Klimapolitisches Domino zwischen Berlin, Brüssel und Glasgow +++  AUSTRIA:  Klimaneutralität und Digitalisierung im Fokus der EU-Wirtschaftspolitik +++  TRANSPORT EMISSIONS EU car lobby’s renewed attack on cars CO2 targets - on the back of COVID-19 *Note We publish our IEU telegrams delayed by one day. We show the headlines of our monitoring content, only.   To ask for a weekly trial click here . To subscribe to your services real-time - click here .

IEU Energy Telegram 27 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  ENERGY INFRASTRUCUTRE:  2020 CEF Energy call information day +++  ENERGY COMMUNITY:  Ministerial Council finds that Kosovo* has not transposed the Large Combustion Plants and the Industrial Emissions Directives +++  GAZPROM:  Gazprom instructed to proceed to pre-investment phase in Power of Siberia 2 project *Note We publish our IEU telegrams delayed by one day. We show the headlines of our monitoring content, only.   To ask for a weekly trial click here . To subscribe to your services real-time - click here .

IEU Environment Telegram 26 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  SPECIAL SECTION: COVID-19:  Coronavirus: President von der Leyen declares Commission will stop at nothing to save lives +++  Speech by President von der Leyen at the European Parliament Plenary on the European coordinated response to the COVID-19 outbreak +++  Joint Statement by President von der Leyen and President Michel following the G20 Leaders' videoconference +++  Coronavirus: Commission issues guidance to ensure essential freight keeps moving by air +++  Coronavirus: President von der Leyen and Commissioner Breton discuss solutions with industry to ramp up production of products needed to tackle the crisis COVID-19: Parliament approves crucial EU support measures +++  COVID-19: MEPs call for a more unified EU response +++  Sassoli on corona: The moment is serious and Parliament will not stand by and watch Coronavirus response: Commission proposal on use of European Union Solidarity Fund does not go far enough, says the EESC

IEU Climate Telegram 26 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  EU ETS:  Emissions reporting for the EU Emissions Trading System and information on release of verified emissions data and compliance information for 2019 +++  EU GREEN DEAL:  T&E: The coronavirus crisis means we need a new Green Deal +++  FOREST MANAGEMENT:  EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Sustainable forest management - E-000032/2020(ASW) +++  TRANSPORT EMISSIONS Answer to a written question - Diesel cars as an ecological passenger transport solution - E-004003/2019(ASW) CLIMATE & SCIENCE A new report helps ICT industry sets science-based targets on climate change *Note We publish our IEU telegrams delayed by one day. We show the headlines of our monitoring content, only.   To ask for a weekly trial click here . To subscribe to your services real-time - click here .

IEU Energy Telegram 26 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  CLEAN ENERGY:  EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Impact of EU measures and the Clean Energy Package on electricity prices up to 2030 - E-000159/2020(ASW) +++  BATTERY TECHNOLOGY:  Electric vehicle battery production in Europe gets boost thanks to EIB loan of €480 million to LG Chem Wroclaw Energy in Poland +++  EU4ENERGY:  EU4Energy supports development of rules for the operation of supplier of last resort for gas consumers in Georgia +++  HYDROGEN The 4th International Workshop On Degradation Issues of Fuel Cells and Electrolysers WIND ENERGY Global Wind Report 2019 EU COUNCIL REGISTER ST 6999 2020 INIT Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the adoption of the 2020-2023 high flux reactor supplementary research programme at Petten to be implemented by the Joint Research Centre for the European Atomic Energy Community PDF ST 6999 2020 ADD 1 ANNEXES to the proposal of COUNCIL DECISION on the adoption of the 202

IEU Environment Telegram 25 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  SPECIAL SECTION: COVID-19:   Updated COVID19 risk assessment released by ECDC +++  FDA and EMA Collaborate to Facilitate SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Development +++  Coronavirus: harmonised standards for medical devices to respond to urgent needs +++  EU Commission approves German direct grant scheme to support companies affected by coronavirus outbreak (updated) +++  EU Commission approves German guarantee measure to further support economy in coronavirus outbreak +++  EU Commission approves €20 billion Spanish guarantee schemes for companies and self-employed affected by coronavirus outbreak +++  EU Commission approves €1.3 billion Danish scheme to compensate self-employed for damages suffered due to coronavirus outbreak +++  EU Commission approves UK schemes to support SMEs affected by coronavirus outbreak ESMA issues guidance on accounting implications of COVID-19 Accounting implications of the COVID-19 outbreak on the calculation of expec

IEU Climate Telegram 25 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  EU GREEN DEAL:  EU Commission: Answer to a written question - European Green Deal and free-trade agreements - E-004580/2019(ASW) +++  Germanwatch: Künftige Konjunkturprogramme sollten Krisenfestigkeit und Europäischen Green Deal unterstützen +++  CO2 EMISSISIONS:  The Clean Energy Transition - IAEA +++  CLIMATE TARGETS:  Energy and Climate Committee welcomes leading Contracting Parties’ progress on upgrading pledges under global Paris Agreement as well as integrated National Energy and Climate Plans +++  EU ETS POLL: Last year’s EU ETS emissions fell by most since 2009, analysts estimate - Carbon Pulse CARBON BORDER TAX EU carbon border tax plans due next spring, as other nations watch closely - Carbon Pulse UN Climate Technology Centre and Network launching a new programme for small and medium companies *Note We publish our IEU telegrams delayed by one day. We show the headlines of our monitoring content, on

IEU Energy Telegram 25 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  RENEWABLES:  EU Commission consultation: ReFuelEU Aviation - Sustainable Aviation Fuels +++  NUCLEAR ENERGY:  The Clean Energy Transition - IAEA +++  GAZPROM:  Sakhalin Energy Offloaded 1,800th Standard LNG Cargo +++  ENERGY CHARTER Energy Efficiency Policies of Azerbaijan Reviewed - Energy Charter EU OPEN ENERGY DATA European Union Open Data Portal: Supply and transformation of solid fossil fuels - monthly data European Union Open Data Portal: Supply, transformation and consumption of electricity - monthly data European Union Open Data Portal: Net electricity generation by type of fuel - monthly data CELEX CELEX:52020PC0108: Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the adoption of the 2020-2023 high flux reactor supplementary research programme at Petten to be implemented by the Joint Research Centre for the European Atomic Energy Community *Note We publish our IEU telegrams delayed by one day. We show the headli

IEU Environment Telegram 24 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  SPECIAL SECTION: COVID-19:  EU Commission bid to ensure supply of personal protective equipment for the EU proves successful +++  EU Commission approves German guarantee measure to further support economy in coronavirus outbreak +++  EU Commission approves €300 million Luxembourg scheme to support companies affected by coronavirus outbreak +++  EU Commission approves state support for €250 million Latvian subsidised loan scheme and loan guarantee scheme for companies affected by coronavirus outbreak +++  Teleconference of economics and finance ministers, 23 March 2020 +++  Video conference of foreign affairs ministers, 23 March 2020 +++  EU countries to get help from Solidarity Fund +++  Plenary session 26 March - Working conditions in Parliament for journalists in light of Coronavirus EP: COVID-19: Helping farmers secure supply of food for all COVID-19: the EU Committee of regions to launch an exchange platform to support regional an

IEU Climate Telegram 24 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  METHANE EMISSIONS:  EU Commission: Online workshop provides useful input into discussion on methane reduction +++  CO2 EMISSIONS:  EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Tackling runaway CO₂ emissions from waste incineration - P-000678/2020(ASW) +++  UNFCCC - Rescheduled: Training on Greenhouse Gas Inventories +++  2019 greenhouse gas emissions in Germany declined by 6.3 percent +++  SHIPPING EMISSIONS:  UNCTAD: Decarbonizing Shipping: What role for flag states? +++  CLIMATE MONITORING Meteorological and hydrological droughts in Europe *Note We publish our IEU telegrams delayed by one day. We show the headlines of our monitoring content, only.   To ask for a weekly trial click here . To subscribe to your services real-time - click here .

IEU Energy Telegram 24 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  ENERGY SECURITY:  Research Headlines - Software defends against cyberattacks on energy grids +++  OIL MARKETS:  IEA Executive Director and OPEC Secretary General discussed the current situation in global oil markets +++  ENERGY REGULATION:  Energy Community: Ukraine to be first Contracting Party to implement Gas Capacity Allocation Network Code +++  BATTERY TECHNOLOGY Inventing the sustainable batteries of the future A pinch of graphene to increase batteries' lifetime and capacity EEX Information on Business Continuity of EEX ENERGY CHARTER Industry Advisory Panel appoints a new Chair EU COMMISSION REGISTER EU JRC Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the adoption of the 2020-2023 high flux reactor supplementary research programme at Petten to be implemented by the Joint Research Centre for the European Atomic Energy Community *Note We publish our IEU telegrams delayed by one day. We show the headlin

IEU Environment Telegram 23 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  SPECIAL SECTION: COVID-19:  EU Commission presents practical guidance to ensure a continuous flow of goods across EU via green lanes +++  State aid: Commission approves German measures to support economy in coronavirus outbreak +++  State aid: Commission approves French schemes to support economy in coronavirus outbreak +++  State aid: Commission approves €50 million Italian support scheme for production and supply of medical equipment and masks during coronavirus outbreak +++  State aid: Commission approves Danish guarantee scheme for SMEs affected by coronavirus outbreak +++  State aid: Commission approves €3 billion Portuguese guarantee schemes for SMEs and midcaps affected by coronavirus outbreak +++  State aid: Commission launches urgent public consultation on availability of private short-term export-credit insurance capacity for exports in light of economic impact of coronavirus outbreak Statement of EU ministers of finance on th

IEU Climate Telegram 23 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  EU GREEN DEAL:  Europe's border regions and the European Green Deal - EU Committee of the Regions +++  CLIMATE LAW:  EU Climate Law: Europe must chart a path to a 100% renewables future +++  CARBON FOOTPRINT:  MEP Written question - The carbon footprint of the digital sector - E-001324/2020 +++  TRANSPORT EMISSIONS EU Commission: Answer to a written question - Car manufacturers face measures aimed at controlling CO2 emissions - E-000295/2020(ASW) MEP Written question - Increased CO2 emissions from new cars - E-001387/2020 UNITED NATIONS UNFCCC Adaptation Committee Meeting Goes Digital Count every drop, every drop counts: UN weather agency calls for better water data on World Meteorological Day GERMANY MEP Written question - Climate policy and the German housing market - E-001361/2020 *Note We publish our IEU telegrams delayed by one day. We show the headlines of our monitoring content, only.   To ask for

IEU Energy Telegram 23 March 2020

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Our telegram headlines today*:  ENERGY UNION:  Altmaier spricht in Videoschalte mit EU-Energiekommissarin Kadri Simson +++  ENERGY MERGER:  Concentrations : la Commission autorise l'acquisition d'Energy Assets Group par Asterion Industrial Partners, Swiss Life Asset Management et Electricité de France +++  ENERGY REGULATION:  ENTSOG and GIE Members maintain gas infrastructure operations during coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic +++  COAL PIK: Globaler Kohleausstieg - Nutzen überwiegt Kosten (aktualisiert) MEP Written question - Co-financing the replacement of coal-fired furnaces with new green energy sources - E-001320/2020 NUCLEAR POWER MEP Written question - Optimisation of the EU’s nuclear power supply chain - P-001581/2020 *Note We publish our IEU telegrams delayed by one day. We show the headlines of our monitoring content, only.   To ask for a weekly trial click here . To subscribe to your services real-time - click here .

IEU Weekly Agenda Telegram 21 March 2020

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Our IEU AGENDA this week:  EU COMMISSION:  EU Commission Calendar +++  23 March 2020 +++  24 March 2020 +++  25 March 2020 +++  26 March 2020 +++  Outlook April 2020 +++  EU COMMISSION - EXPERT GROUPS Meetings of EU Commission expert groups CANCELLED Expert Group “WATER MONITORING IN POULTRY MEAT" CPG/031/033 33rd CBG 24 March 2020 on CSW Certex 17th SCAC-EG Meeting 7th meeting of the ET2020 Working Group on Digital Education: Learning, Teaching and Assessment JRC D&WMP Expert Group 40th Meeting Fourth meeting of the expert group on Safer Internet for Children ABS Expert Group meeting of 25 March 2020 4th Meeting of the F-Gas Consultation Forum Expert Group on Reporting meeting 26 March 2020 Missing Trader VAT fraud 5th meeting of the Commission Expert Group: specific ethical issues raised by driverless mobility (CEG/DIH/19) 19th meeting of the Customs Expert Group - Data Integration and Harmonization section - joint with Trade Contact Gr

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