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Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No xxxx establishing the Innovation Fund
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Ocean Energy Europe (France)
Ocean energy Europe believes this inception paper is in line with what needs to be assessed as part of an Impact Assessment on the future Innovation Fund. With regards to the policy options considered, attached is a Non-paper by Renewable Energy Associations from May 2016 presenting some considerations. While some of these have evolved already, most outline generic facts linked to the successful development of demonstration projects and the...
LafargeHolcim Ltd (France)
LafargeHolcim welcomes the revision of the ETS in order to further reduce carbon emissions. The proposed Innovation Fund (IF) can be an important milestone to further incentivize all types of low-carbon solutions in Europe. 1. The inclusion of CCS, CCU and carbonatation is essential to establish a truly technology neutral scheme supporting all potential low-carbon solutions. 2. The Fund should offer mainly grants combined with a milestone...
Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Poland (Poland)
To whom it may regard: On the behalf of the Department of Climate and Air Protection of the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Poland we would like to add our expertise to the published inception impact assessment for the creation of the Innovation Fund. We strongly believe that the Innovation Fund is a step in the right direction. Nonetheless the regulatory details related to the directive will determine the future outcome and the...
ETIP ZEP (United Kingdom)
Please find in the attached document feedback from the European Zero Emissions Technology and Innovation Platform (ZEP).
PKN Orlen (Poland)
Dear European Commission, Regarding the published inception impact assessment for the creation of the Innovation Fund, please find below the comments of PKN ORLEN S.A. (http://www.orlen.pl/en/pages/default.aspx) According to indicated key design elements: 1. Characteristics of eligible projects The Innovation Fund should be available for first-of-a-kind technologies in Europe, including full scale production plants. The beneficiaries should...
EUROFER, the European Steel Association With regard to the problem definition, it is important to understand that ultra-low and low carbon technologies do not only face obstacles with regard to technology and innovation funding but also with regard to the political and legal environment and economic feasibility which would be necessary for implementing operation: e.g. supply with renewable energy at competitive prices, generally accessible...