News articles written by Bart Wyns

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

CrossRoads 2023-2029: Encouraging cross-border collaborations

23 October 2023

CrossRoads supports and stimulates cross-border collaborations around promising innovations across the Flemish-Dutch border, which contribute to the realisation of social transition priorities: sustainable entrepreneurship, sustainable energy, industry 4.0, and health. Collaborative Innovation at its best  CrossRoads is part of the European Interreg Flanders-Netherlands programme. This programme is dedicated to fostering sustainable cross-border collaboration between small

Incentives newsletter – October 2023

17 October 2023

As we close the summer season, the PwC Incentives Hub has been diligently monitoring the incentives landscape. We offer you following insightful overview of incentive topics that may be relevant for your company.   Water4all   In the last few years, Europe has been experiencing the consequences of climate change, including extreme weather conditions such

A revamping of the investment support mechanism in Wallonia

18 September 2023

To enhance clarity and amplify the leverage effects of incentives, Minister of economy in Wallonia, Willy Borsus, has taken substantial steps towards revamping the investment support mechanism by developing a points-based quality assessment system.  From March 2024 onwards, this mechanism will be implemented to assess whether an investment project is eligible for the investment aid.

War for Business – Challenges for Europe on the incentives playing field

23 February 2023

As boldly stated by the president of the European Commission – Ursula von der Leyen, the European Union should undertake more concrete actions to counter the massive subsidy packages currently being offered by the Chinese government to companies in the clean-tech sector and beyond. In addition, the US has also recently implemented a new bill

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