Fri. May 20th, 2022
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Russian oil platform rig. Photo by 12019 on Pixabay
ENERGY SECURITY
  • Commissioner Simson in Vienna for energy diplomacy meetings amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
  • EU Commission hosts first meeting of EU Energy Purchase Platform to secure supply of gas, LNG and hydrogen
  • EU Commission Communication: Security of supply and affordable energy prices: Options for immediate measures and preparing for next winter
  • EU Commission: Energy security
  • Bundesregierung beteiligt sich zeitlich gestuft über die kommenden 6 Monate an weiterer Ölfreigabe der IEA
  • IW: Warum die bestehende Infrastruktur den Ersatz russischen Öls erschwert
ENERGY PRICES
  • Quarterly market reports highlight unprecedented gas and power prices in EU in Q4 2021
ENERGY REGULATION
  • ACER adopted a Decision on the definition of System Operation Regions
  • Energy Community Secretariat discusses Montenegro’s energy and climate plans
  • E-REDES supplies 32 tons of material to Ukraine to be used on DTEK Low and Medium Voltage networks
NUCLEAR ENERGY
  • Update 46 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine
HYDROGEN
  • Latest Hydrogen headlines
    • Hydrogen ‘twice as powerful a greenhouse gas as thought before’: UK government study
    • UK to provide almost $500 million to boost green hydrogen
    • Green hydrogen production a key part of Sasol’s net-zero strategy
    • Hydrogen economy ‘incredibly exciting opportunity’, says Minerals Council’s Baxter
    • UK hydrogen plans need ‘further action’
    • Biden’s Hydrogen Hub Plan Sparks $8 Billion Race Among U.S. States
    • Hydrogen, public-service reform, Zambian copper make headlines
    • Innovation round-up: SGN hydrogen project funded, E.ON green homes pilot, Ofwat to extend innovation competition?
    • Consultation outcome: Design of a business model for low carbon hydrogen
    • Consultation outcome: Designing the Net Zero Hydrogen Fund
    • Fugitive hydrogen emissions in a future hydrogen economy
    • Atmospheric implications of increased hydrogen use
    • Hydrogen investor roadmap: leading the way to net zero
    • Hydrogen Business Model and Net Zero Hydrogen Fund: market engagement on electrolytic allocation
    • World’s first hydrogen-powered bulk carrier receives Enova funding
    • Hydrogen and battery electric can coexist, says Wrightbus
GERMANY
  • Bundesregierung beschließt Schutzschild für vom Krieg betroffene Unternehmen
  • BDI zum Maßnahmenpaket der Bundesregierung: Einstieg in notwendigen Schutzschirm für Stabilität
  • VKU zur heute beschlossenen Liquiditätsunterstützung für die Energiewirtschaft
  • Situationsbericht Lage der Gasversorgung in Deutschland (Stand 08.04.22)
  • DIW: Energieversorgung in Deutschland auch ohne Erdgas aus Russland gesichert
EU COUNCIL REGISTER
  • ST 7852 2022 INIT Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on guidelines for trans-European energy infrastructure and repealing Regulation (EU) No 347/2013 – Outcome of the European Parliament’s first reading (Strasbourg, 4-7 April 2022)
EU COMMISSION REGISTER
  • COMMISSION DECISION approving, on behalf of the European Union, the extension of the International Energy Agency Implementing Agreement for a Co-operative Programme on Ocean Energy Systems, and the extension of the International Energy Agency Implementing Agreement for a Co-operative Programme on Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) / on the recognition of the “International Sustainability & Carbon Certification- ISCC EU” voluntary scheme for demonstrating compliance with the requirements set in Directive (EU) 2018/2001 for biofuels, bioliquids, biomass fuels, renewable liquid and gaseous fuels of non-biological origin and recycled carbon fuels
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) …/… on the recognition of the “Better Biomass” voluntary scheme for demonstrating compliance with the requirements set in Directive (EU) 2018/2001 for biofuels, bioliquids, biomass fuels, renewable liquid and gaseous fuels of non-biological origin and recycled carbon fuels
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) / on the recognition of the “Scottish Quality Crops Farm Assurance Scheme (SQC)” for demonstrating compliance with the requirements set in Directive (EU) 2018/2001 for biofuels, bioliquids, biomass fuels, renewable liquid and gaseous fuels of non-biological origin and recycled carbon fuels
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) / on the recognition of the “Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) EU RED” voluntary scheme for demonstrating compliance with the requirements set in Directive (EU) 2018/2001 for biofuels, bioliquids, biomass fuels, renewable liquid and gaseous fuels of non-biological origin and recycled carbon fuels
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) / on the recognition of the Biomass Biofuels Sustainability voluntary scheme (2BSvs) for demonstrating compliance with the requirements set in Directive (EU) 2018/2001 for biofuels, bioliquids, biomass fuels, renewable liquid and gaseous fuels of non-biological origin and recycled carbon fuels
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) / on the recognition of the “Bonsucro EU” voluntary scheme for demonstrating compliance with the requirements set in Directive (EU) 2018/2001 for biofuels, bioliquids, biomass fuels, renewable liquid and gaseous fuels of non-biological origin and recycled carbon fuels
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) / on the recognition of the “KZR INiG” scheme for demonstrating compliance with the requirements set in Directive (EU) 2018/2001 for biofuels, bioliquids, biomass fuels, renewable liquid and gaseous fuels of non-biological origin and recycled carbon fuels
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) / on the recognition of the “Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops (TASCC)” for demonstrating compliance with the requirements set in Directive (EU) 2018/2001 for biofuels, bioliquids, biomass fuels, renewable liquid and gaseous fuels of non-biological origin and recycled carbon fuels
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) / on the recognition of the “Universal Feed Assurance Scheme (UFAS)” for demonstrating compliance with the requirements set in Directive (EU) 2018/2001 for biofuels, bioliquids, biomass fuels, renewable liquid and gaseous fuels of non-biological origin and recycled carbon fuels
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) / on the recognition of the “SURE” voluntary scheme for demonstrating compliance with the requirements set in Directive (EU) 2018/2001 for biofuels, bioliquids, biomass fuels, renewable liquid and gaseous fuels of non-biological origin and recycled carbon fuels
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) / on the recognition of the “Round Table on Responsible Soy with EU RED Requirements (RTRS EU RED)” voluntary scheme for demonstrating compliance with the requirements set in Directive (EU) 2018/2001 for biofuels, bioliquids, biomass fuels, renewable liquid and gaseous fuels of non-biological origin and recycled carbon fuels
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) / on the recognition of the “REDcert-EU” voluntary scheme for demonstrating compliance with the requirements set in Directive (EU) 2018/2001 for biofuels, bioliquids, biomass fuels, renewable liquid and gaseous fuels of non-biological origin and recycled carbon fuels

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