News articles written by Alexis De Méyère

Energy Transition: The Regulatory Pulse of Belgium’s Hydrogen Strategy

22 November 2023

As the global focus shifts towards clean energy, hydrogen has gained an increased attention and emerges as a frontrunner in the race to decarbonize the EU economy. Acting as a versatile energy carrier, hydrogen has the potential to accelerate energy transformation in   various sectors including transport, and energy storage. Most importantly, hydrogen combustion does

Clarification on CBAM Reporting Requirements

24 October 2023

CBAM (Important Update): Clarification on Reporting Requirements On 20 October 2023, the Federation of Belgian enterprises (VBO/FEB) hosted a CBAM information session with the participation of the European Commission (DG TAXUD) and two Federal Public Services (FOD/SPF), Finances and Public Health.  During the session, PwC raised an important question regarding the definition of the Reporting

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