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09 December 2020

Working Group: Competitiveness

This second installment of the competitiveness working group, will focus on different policies and instruments which will determine the competitiveness of bioenergy within the EU.


 It will also explore the systemic issues like adequate carbon pricing and other sector specific regulations.

Due to the unprecedented economic contraction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown that followed – decisive actions are now required at EU level. The ‘Recovery Plan for Europe’ envisages a number of initiatives which will support economic rebound. During this WG, key instruments will be examined with the aim to provide Bioenergy Europe Members with the necessary information to take advantage from different programs.

Key topics include:

+ EU Recovery package;
+ Green recovery;
+ Guidelines on State aid for Environmental protection and Energy  adequate carbon pricing;
+ International competitiveness of bioenergy sector.

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Please note this WG is for Bioenergy Europe members, however, observers are welcome at the discretion of Bioenergy Europe. If you wish to participate as an observer please contact the Bioenergy Europe team

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