Positions

11.04.2017

Position paper - Clean energy for all Europeans

The market design proposals represent a unique tool and opportunity for EU decision-makers to both make the Energy Union happen and help Europe meet its climate and energy targets for 2030, while reducing costs for consumers. To achieve these objectives,...more >

17.02.2017

EUGINE joins industry coalition for an ambitious EU industrial strategy

EUGINE has signed a common declaration of a large coalition of European industry associations, requesting the European Commission to come up with a strategy and an action plan on how to better support the European manufacturing sector. The declaration is...more >

23.12.2016

Electricity balancing: EUGINE's feedback on the draft guideline

EUGINE is the centre of knowledge for engine power plant technology and electricity market design. Its members are the leading European manufacturers of engine power plants and their key components. As flexible, energy-efficient, reliable and environmentally sound technology, engine power...more >

26.10.2016

Power-to-Gas: Balancing the energy system with green fuel

Due to the ongoing energy transition, increasing shares of variable renewable energy sources (V-RES) only producing electricity when the sun is shining or the wind is blowing are being introduced into the energy mix. This variability generates an increasing challenge:...more >

27.07.2016

EUGINE Position on the negotiations for a WTO Environmental Goods Agreement

EUGINE supports the inclusion of engines and alternators for engine power plants in the planned WTO Environmental Goods Agreement. Engine power plants can be run burning biogas or biofuels, increasing the share of renewable in the electricity system. In addition...more >

07.07.2016

Capacity mechanisms: EUGINE contribution to the public consultation

The fact that 28 capacity mechanisms were found in the 11 countries selected by DG Competition shows to what extent the internal market threatens to be distorted and undermined by purely national considerations. EUGINE regards this sector inquiry as a...more >

10.02.2016

RED II: EUGINE contribution to the public consultation

In its Energy Union Framework Strategy, the European Commission announced a new renewable energy package for the period after 2020 to include a new renewable energy directive (REDII) for the period 2020-2030 and an updated EU bioenergy sustainability policy. EUGINE...more >

22.10.2015

EUGINE Position on German Capacity Reserve Plans

EUGINE welcomes the principles underlying the legislative draft, but questions the necessity for a capacity reserve in a well designed improved energy-only market. EUGINE's main concerns regarding the draft are connected with a lack of technological neutrality. Furthermore it is...more >

22.10.2015

Market design: EUGINE contribution to the public consultation

As centre of knowledge for engine power plant technology and electricity market design, EUGINE welcomed the consultative communication on market design the European Commission published on 15 July 2015. The European Engine Power Plants Association is pleased to have the...more >

22.10.2015

Risk preparedness: EUGINE contribution to the public consultation

As centre of knowledge for engine power plant technology and electricity market design, EUGINE is pleased to have the opportunity to express its views on risk preparedness in the area of security of electricity supply. For EUGINE, "Member States should...more >

09.06.2015

Designing Electricity Markets - EUGINE recommends solutions for a Successful Energy Transition

To achieve a succesful European energy transition at minimum cost, EUGINE recommends solutions which are European-wide, based on market forces and empowering market players:

EUGINE - Background Paper on Designing Electricity Markets for a Successful Energy Transition

07.04.2015

EUGINE response to the ENTSO-E consultation on electricity balancing network code

EUGINE warmly welcomes the current reflection on the harmonisation of imbalance settlement periods. As the share of intermittent renewables in the overall energy mix is progressively and steadily growing, this is a very timely and important discussion. EUGINE believes that...more >

16.03.2015

ETS Reform - The contribution of EUGINE

EUGINE strongly supports the principle of a market-based mechanism aiming at progressively decarbonising the EU economy. However, the EU ETS Directive should strongly contribute to the modernisation of the EU power system. It should take into account the major changes...more >

04.03.2015

Position Paper - EUGINE response to German Greenbook consultation

EUGINE participated in the German Greenbook consultation.The EUGINE paper has been published on the website of the Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi).

EUGINE response to German Greenbook consultation

EUGINE Beitrag zur Grünbuch Strommarkt Konsultation

13.02.2015

Position Paper - Directive on emissions from Medium Combustion Plants (MCPs)

EUGINE requests major modifications of the proposal for an MCP directive targeting power plants with a rated thermal input between 1 and 50 MW. Main changes concern the scope, definitions and limit values. As engine power plants are needed to...more >

29.01.2015

EUGINE and Europgen response to the joint ACER and ENTSO-E consultation on the role of stakeholders

After four years of network codes development process, the time of finalisation, adoption and implementation has come. EUGINE and Europgen warmly welcome this consultation process and the project of establishing European stakeholder committees and dedicated European expert groups to involve...more >

21.01.2015

EUGINE response to ACER call for comments on revised network code on electricity balancing

EUGINE warmly welcomes the content of the revised version of the network code on electricity balancing as submitted by ENTSO-E to the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER). As a recent organisation, this is the first time that...more >

08.12.2014

Position Paper - Recommendations to meet the "Flexibility Challenge"

Renewable energy sources (RES) are playing a steadily increasing role in the EU power system.
Unfortunately, due to wind and sun intensity variations, it is difficult to precisely foresee RES output and to match electricity production with demand. The European...more >

28.10.2014

The "flexibility challenge" has to be met while completing the Internal Energy Market

EUGINE, European Engine Power Plants Association, welcomes the communication entitled “Progress towards completing the Internal Energy Market” the European Commission published on 13th October.
 
“We are pleased that the European Commission intends to integrate renewables ‘in a secure and reliable manner’...more >

06.10.2014

EUGINE and 56 organisations join forces for 2030

In view of the upcoming meeting of the European Council (23rd and 24th October) - which is expected to prepare a common position on future energy and climate targets for 2030 - EUGINE and 56 other organisations signed a letter...more >