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Targeted Consultation of Interested Sectors on the Revision of the ETS State aid Guidelines


Policy field

Competition: State aid

Target group

Businesses, trade associations representing businesses exposed to ETS indirect emission costs and any stakeholder willing to provide economic data on specific sector(s).

Consultation period

From 13.02.2019 to 09.04.2019


Objective of the consultation

Member States can partly compensate indirect emission costs faced by industrial sectors due to the EU Emission Trading System (ETS) as long as this is in accordance with the Guidelines on State aid measures in the context of the EU ETS. The Guidelines date from 2012 and will expire on 31 December 2020. They therefore have to be revised for the next period starting on 1 January 2021.

The purpose of this consultation is to gather information enabling for the determination of the sectors exposed to carbon leakage risk due to the indirect emission costs they face. It is also to gather information enabling for the determination of the level of compensation that should be granted to sectors exposed to carbon leakage risk due to indirect emission costs.

How to submit your contribution

We welcome contributions from the above target groups. In case you want to contribute to the consultation on the future ETS Guidelines as a citizen or as other stakeholder, please click here.

Please note that we cannot guarantee to take account of replies received after the deadline.
We would appreciate receiving documents in an electronic format.


View the consultation document

Download the questionnaire (Adobe PDF format). The filled-in file needs to be saved and sent by e-mail to stateaidgreffe@ec.europa.eu.
Questionnaire

Reference documents

Guidelines on certain State aid measures in the context of the greenhouse gas emission allowance trading scheme post-2012 (Official Journal C 158, 5.6.2012, p.4)

Communication from the Commission amending the Communication from the Commission Guidelines on certain States aid measures in the context of the greenhouse gas emission allowance trading scheme post-2012 (Official Journal C 387, 15.12.2012, p.5)


Contact details

Directorate-General for Competition, Unit B3
Please always indicate the reference number in your correspondence: Ref.: HT.582.
e-mail: stateaidgreffe@ec.europa.eu


Postal address: European Commission
Directorate-General for Competition
State aid registry
Ref.: HT.582
1049 Bruxelles/Brussels
Belgique/Belgiƫ
Fax (32-2) 296 12 42



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