EC consultations


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Renewable energy projects  permit-granting processes & power-purchase agreements

Renewable energy projects permit-granting processes & power-purchase agreements

Monday, 31 de January de 2022

This initiative aims to facilitate renewable energy production projects. It will focus on key barriers to implementing renewable energy projects, including: the length of permitting procedures, the complexity of rules and processes for site selection and administrative authorisations, grid-connection issues and staffing of permitting authorities

Hazardous chemicals  rules on export and import (update)

Hazardous chemicals rules on export and import (update)

Thursday, 21 de October de 2021

EU Regulation 649/2012 implements rules on international trade in hazardous chemicals. It aims to prevent unwanted imports and ensure that information on hazards, risks and safe handling is always provided when hazardous chemicals are exported. This initiative updates 2 lists of chemicals in the Regulation: those subject to export restrictions (Annex I) – adding some pesticides that are banned in the EU and those that cannot be exported (Annex V) – adding some pollutants and mercury products.

Digitalising the energy sector  EU action plan

Digitalising the energy sector EU action plan

Wednesday, 6 de October de 2021

Digital technologies can unleash the full potential of flexible energy generation and consumption in different sectors and enable more use of renewable energy. This action plan will help develop a competitive market for digital energy services and digital energy infrastructure that are cyber-secure, efficient and sustainable. It will support energy system integration, participation of ‘prosumers’ in the energy transition and ensure interoperability of energy data, platforms and services.

Climate change  restoring sustainable carbon cycles

Climate change restoring sustainable carbon cycles

Monday, 27 de September de 2021

Carbon removals from forests, agricultural practices or engineered solutions will play a crucial role in achieving climate neutrality by 2050 as they will balance emissions from agriculture. The initiative aims to support the development of sustainable carbon removal solutions. It will propose an action plan to promote carbon farming and develop a regulatory framework for the certification of carbon removals.

Revision of EU legislation on hazard classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals

Revision of EU legislation on hazard classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals

Monday, 9 de Augost de 2021

For the implementation of the Green Deal, the chemicals strategy for sustainability sets out a number of actions that require a targeted revision of the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of chemical substances and mixtures. Various options for revision will be analysed in an impact assessment and, based on the results, the Commission will present legislative proposals for a revision of both the enacting terms of and the annexes to that Regulation.

Climate change  new rules to prevent methane leakage in the energy sector

Climate change new rules to prevent methane leakage in the energy sector

Monday, 15 de March de 2021

This consultation aims to collect views and suggestions from stakeholders and citizens with respect to a policy proposal for a legislative act to further reduce methane emissions in the energy sector as announced in the Communication on an EU strategy to reduce methane emissions, adopted on 14 October 2020. The specific objectives of the policy proposal are:improve the availability and accuracy of information on the specific sources of methane emissions and put in place EU obligations on companies to mitigate those emissions.

Gas networks - revision of EU rules on market access

Gas networks - revision of EU rules on market access

Thursday, 11 de February de 2021

A fully functioning internal energy market is key to ensuring security of supply, industry competitiveness and affordable energy for consumers. It also contributes to achieving the goals of the European Green Deal. This initiative proposes to revise EU gas rules to facilitate the market entry of renewable and low-carbon gases and remove any undue regulatory barriers.