In the context of the event "Emissions Trading Market Access for Operators of Installations Subject to EU-ETS" on 29 January 2014, the results of a company survey undertaken in the summer of 2013 were discussed.
European emissions trading is now in its third trading period. Not only has the number of participating power plant operators increased, but the allocation mechanism has...Read more
In the face of lower CO2 emissions prices, there are currently discussions about whether new coal-fired power plants will be built in the future. In this context, some have suggested implementing new measures to support emissions trading. Currently, the focus is on specific CO2 emissions limits. Similar measures have already been implemented in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Long-term decarbonization of the European economy requires technological innovation in all sectors. Key industries in Europe (and globally) are faced with the challenge to change their processes and products to reduce direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions from their operations. They do so against the background of international competition and volatile energy markets around the globe - and debates on...Read more
The efficient use of raw materials is becoming more and more important, both economically and ecologically. In order to accommodate this significance, the transfer project aims at strengthening innovative powers by integrating and connecting similar professional Institutes, both within and outside the Fraunhofer compound. The r² Event Series supported this network on a personal and professional level. The Ecologic Institute...Read more
The aim of the conference is to provide information on the "Sevilla Process", the drafting of "Best Available Techniques" (BAT) Reference Documents according to Article 16 (2) of the IPPC Directive. The conference promotes the implementation of the Directive and features the increased application of environmentally advanced techniques in Europe.
The conference aims at:
- Explaining ...Read more
With the 1996 IPPC Directive, a new binding concept was introduced at the European level for the licensing of industrial installations. IPPC stands for "Integrated Pollution Prevention Control". Through the implementaion of this directive, a general European harmonisation is pursued which is not only designed to protect the environment, but also to reduce competitive and localised distortions...Read more