Glass for Europe’s work on Carbon Leakage exposure

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Glass for Europe’s work on Carbon Leakage exposure

Glass for Europe answered to the European Commission public consultation on the “Methodological choices for determining the list of sectors and subsectors deemed exposed to a significant risk of carbon leakage, for the period 2021-2030“. The Commission is currently completing its assessment of all relevant industries to assess the level of exposure to carbon leakage.

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Glass for Europe runs EEIF – Energy efficiency Industrial Forum

Since January 2018, Glass for Europe has the privilege to steer the work of the EEIF – Energy Efficiency Industrial Forum. The Energy Efficiency Industrial Forum (EEIF) is an informal platform of several European industry sectors, which provide energy-efficient products and services and which invest massively in developing the energy efficiency market in the EU.

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EPBD: difficult trilogue for Mr Bentsen

After the 11 October vote in ITRE, the EPBD Rapporteur Mr Bendtsen (EPP, Denmark) received the mandate to enter inter-institutional negotiations with the Council and the Commission (trilogue). The Estonian Presidency is pushing to have the EPBD adopted by the end of its mandate (2017), thus a tight schedule has been set and both technical and political meetings are taking place

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Glass for Europe short-listed for the EU Public Affairs Awards

  The night of November 22nd, Glass for Europe attended the European Public Affairs Awards, aka EuroPAwards. The EuroPAwards is an awards ceremony which aims to mirror the diversity in EU policy affairs. The event showcases and celebrates best practices in public affairs, including the key role played by associations such as Glass for Europe, in shaping

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EU Parliament stands for energy efficiency

Today, 11 November, the Industry and Energy Committee of the European Parliament (ITRE) adopted its Report on the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and confirmed its willingness to put energy efficiency high on the EU agenda by supporting a binding 40% energy efficiency target for 2030. The approved text also preserves the annual energy savings requirements of the current Directive and

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EU institutions reached an agreement on ETS post 2020

  On 8 November 2017, the European Commission, the Council and the European Parliament reached a provisional agreement to revise the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for the period after 2020. The agreement is the result of 2 years of intense negations between the 3 institutions and several years of advocacy of Glass for Europe. Compared

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Final workshop Cumulative Cost Assessment of glass and ceramics industries

On October 30, Glass for Europe participated in the Final Workshop on Cumulative Cost Assessment of the EU Ceramics and Glass Industriesorganised by CEPS (Centre for European Policy Studies). The research, which was commissioned by the European Commission, quantifies the regulatory costs generated in the last 10 years by EU legislation in the flat glass industry

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Glass for Europe celebrated 55 years of activities

On October 17 in Brussels, Glass for Europe celebrated 55 years of activities with a cocktail event. The anniversary offered the opportunity of the official launch of Glass for Europe’s enlargement to European representatives of building glass transformers and processors. On this occasion, Glass for Europe also unveiled its new visual identity. Almost 100 guests took part

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Consultation on Carbon Leakage List 2021 – 2030

On October 2017, the European Commission launched an Inception Impact Assessment on Carbon Leakage List 2021 – 2030. The Inception Impact Assessment (or Roadmap) is part of the preparatory phase of decision making process and allows the European Commission to describe the scope, purpose and timing of new laws and policies and to collect inputs from

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EPBD – A positive signal from the European Parliament

  On October 11, the ITRE Committee of the European Parliament voted with a large majority in favour of the Bendtsen’s report on the review of the Energy Performance of Building Directive. To Glass for Europe, the report, which amends the European Commission proposal released last year as part of Clean Energy Package, goes in the right direction.

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The European Commission releases a renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy

“I want to make our industry stronger and more competitive” stated President Jean-Claude Juncker on 13 September 2018, during its speech on the State of the Union. “The new Industrial Policy Strategy we are presenting today will help our industries stay or become the world leader in innovation, digitisation and decarbonisation“, he added to confirm the commitment

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Construction Products Regulation under review

On 20 June, the European Commission launched the public consultation “Evaluation and possible revision of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR)” to collect input on the future of this regulation. This phase of the legislative process is also know as “Inception Impact Assessment” and aims to inform stakeholders about the Commission’s work and allows to provide feedback and

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