Press Releases

07.07.2017

Successful first European Engine Power Plant Forum organised by EUGINE and CIMAC

Flexible gas engine power plants are an important element for the energy transition

Successful first European Engine Power Plant Forum organised by EUGINE and CIMAC

The energy transition will lead to a smart combination of renewable energy sources with storage technology...more >

23.06.2017

Electricity Market Design: “Market first” is the right way forward!

Following the publication of MEP Krišjānis Kariņš’ draft reports on the revised electricity regulation and directive, EUGINE Secretary General Ralf Wezel expressed his overall satisfaction:


“We fully share Mr Karins’ “market first” approach which definitely is the best option to foster...more >

30.11.2015

Clean Energy for All Europeans - A timely & useful (r)evolution

Following the publication of the ‘Clean Energy for All’ package today, EUGINE Secretary General Ralf Wezel expressed its overall support to the European Commission’s proposals, especially on the future electricity market design.

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27.11.2015

EUGINE and other European industry associations call for a conclusion of the Environmental Goods Agreement by end 2016

European industry associations from different sectors reiterate their support for the negotiations on the Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA) and would like to underline the importance of reaching a comprehensive agreement during the final negotiating round scheduled to start on 26...more >

25.11.2015

Trade-EGA - Engine Power Plants are a Key Environmental Good

Ahead of next week’s concluding round of negotiation of the planned ‘Environmental Goods Agreement’ (EGA), EUGINE Secretary General Ralf Wezel highlighted the industry’s support for the EGA negotiation and the inclusion of engine power plants (‘gensets’) and their key components...more >

14.11.2016

High potential for Power-to-Gas in power generation – Providing flexibility and contributing to decarbonisation

High potential for Power-to-Gas in power generation –
Providing flexibility and contributing to decarbonisation

Power-to-Gas-to-Power is a promising solution, which can contribute to solving the flexibility challenge in a system with an ever-increasing share of variable renewable energy sources - but needs...more >

14.09.2016

Adoption of MEP Langen's report on market design

Following the adoption of MEP Langen’s report “Toward a new energy market design” by the European Parliament on 13 September, EUGINE Secretary General Ralf Wezel expressed his satisfaction.

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04.04.2016

Electricity Market Design: Flexibility is Key

EUGINE, the European engine power plants association, together with similar industry federations, published a joint declaration pleading for “an ambitious power market reform”:

“We share the conviction that only a flexible and dynamic energy system, making the best use of...more >

11.01.2016

EPPSA-EUGINE-EUTurbines joint input to SET-Plan Issue Paper 4 (Energy Systems)

Within the SET-Plan discussions, the European Commission has proposed an overarching R&I target to ensure the EU’s energy system robustness and resilience (action n°4). EUTurbines, EUGINE (European Engine Power Plants Association) and EPPSA (European Power Plant Suppliers Association) have jointly...more >

23.11.2015

Flexible Gas-to-Power is important for the Energy Union and needs a suitable framework

Gas-to-Power has a strong, complementing role to play with an increasing share of variable renewables in the European energy mix. This was one of the key statements conveyed at an event organised jointly by EUGINE, EUTurbines and GasNaturally representing the...more >

18.11.2015

Conference on flexible 'Gas-to-Power' Solutions

The conference is jointly organised by EUGINE, EUTurbines and GasNaturally and takes place on

Wednesday, 18 November 2015
Hotel Sofitel Brussels
Place Jourdan 1
1040 Brussels

For more details please see here

12.10.2015

Support for a market-based approach with EUGINE at the European Parliament

The dinner-debate on "Electricity market design: creating the right incentives to ensure security of supply at minimum cost", organised by EUGINE, in the framework of the European Energy Forum, was a great success. This event which took place on 12...more >

15.07.2015

Press Release: Full support of EUGINE for a new market design

The European engine power plant industry highly welcomes the consultative communication on the electricity market design published today by the European Commission. "This initiative of the European Commission can become a major milestone on the path to a functioning future-compliant...more >

25.02.2015

Press Release on the Energy Union Communication 2015-02-25

EUGINE welcomes the intention of the European Commission to define a vision for a European Energy Union with a fully integrated internal energy market. EUGINE would like to underline that a reliable electricity market is key for citizens and businesses...more >

09.12.2014

Press Release on Energy Council results of 9 December, 2014

The European engine power plant industry welcomes the view of the European Energy Council to provide more market-driven investment signals to ensure investments in economical energy generation.

However, EUGINE misses a stronger commitment of the European Energy Council to work...more >

28.04.2014

Europe‘s engine power plants industry forms new association - EUGINE

The leading European manufacturers of engine power plants have decided to set up a new European association to be known as EUGINE. The new association shall contribute to the ongoing discussion around the energy concept of the future, and present...more >

04.03.2014

The EUGINE-members elected their board

President: Kari Hietanen (Executive Vice President Wärtsilä Corporation)

Vice Presidents: Willy Schumacher (Chairman of the Managing Board, Caterpillar Energy Systems)

Click here to see all board members >>