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1911, 2021

EU Strategy for CCS and CCU – ZEP input

November 19th, 2021|

The Zero Emissions Platform (ZEP) would like to congratulate the European Commission on the first edition of the CCUS Forum. This initiative comes at a critical moment for Europe’s transition to net zero emissions by 2050. With the legally-binding target of climate neutrality by 2050 and an increased emissions reduction target for 2030, carbon capture and storage (CCS) and carbon capture and utilisation (CCU) technologies must be part of the solution for European decarbonisation.

2506, 2021

Guidance document: Call for proposals ‘HORIZON-CL5-2021-D3-02-15’

June 25th, 2021|

Following the publication and the adoption of the main work programme of Horizon Europe by the European Commission, the Zero Emissions Platform (ZEP) and the SET-Plan Implementation Working Group 9 (IWG9) Chairs have produced a guidance document.

1506, 2021

ZEP position paper on EU ETS

June 15th, 2021|

The upcoming revision of the EU ETS directive presents the opportunity to raise the ambitions, aligning with the objective of climate neutrality by 2050 and the increased 2030 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target. ZEP believes that urgent action needs to be taken to put the EU on a cost-efficient pathway towards net-zero by 2050.

2705, 2021

ZEP comments on the European Taxonomy for Sustainable Finance delegated act

May 27th, 2021|

ZEP comments on the European Taxonomy for Sustainable Finance adopted delegated act. Since the establishment of the technical expert group on sustainable finance (TEG), ZEP has provided advice to the TEG’s technical report and has given input and submitted consultation responses to the European Commission on the regulation on the delegated acts on climate change mitigation and adaptation.

2112, 2020

Letter to Commissioner for Energy on the revision of the TEN-E Regulation

December 21st, 2020|

Following the revision of the Trans-European Networks for Energy (TEN-E) Regulation, ZEP sent a letter to Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson to share the Platform's thoughts and highlight that CO2 transport and storage infrastructure is crucial to achieve climate neutrality in the EU by 2050 and should be included in a revised TEN-E Regulation.

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