News articles written by Alexis De Méyère

CBAM – Implementing act approved and guidance released

23 August 2023

On 17 August 2023, the European Commission adopted the Implementing Regulation for the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM). The approved Implementing Regulation and accompanying guidance:  Confirms the reporting obligations for the CBAM Transitional Period, which commences on 1 October 2023. Furthermore, it confirms that the CBAM reporting requirements and methodology will provide some flexibility when

The Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism – It’s official!

16 May 2023

Today, the CBAM (Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union. This means that there is no going back and that the regulation will enter into force as of tomorrow, 17 May 2023 and that it shall apply as from 1 October 2023. Read more on CBAM in our

Power Purchase Agreements and Contracts for Differences: unraveling the complexity!

31 March 2023

The EC’s Electricity Market Reform Proposal The European Commission (EU) has proposed a reform to its electricity market design. The idea behind the reform is to accelerate the transition to renewables and reduce the dependency on Russian gas before next winter (1). The reform also aims to make consumer bills less dependent on volatile fossil

EU Green Deal Industrial Plan – Latest developments from the European Commission

17 March 2023

Net Zero Industrial Act The EU Green Deal Industrial Plan is quickly becoming reality. This ambitious plan announced by Ursula Von der Leyen one month ago (1) sets out a comprehensive approach to support a green-tech scale-up based on four pillars: 1) simplified regulatory environment, 2) mobilising private and public funding, 3) upskilling workforce and

The EU is preparing for an overhaul of the EU’s energy market: Flemish and EU incentives can help companies thrive in this new energy landscape

22 February 2023

Europe is currently facing a double energy crisis. On the one hand, the geopolitical tensions with Russia have substantially reduced the supply of natural gas, putting into jeopardy the block’s ability to meet its energy demand. On the other hand, climate change and the need for a more sustainable energy future has become a pressing