The fifth meeting of the REDII Committee on the Sustainability of Biofuels, Bioliquids and Biomass Fuels has been scheduled for 10 March. On the agenda is the approval of the implementing act for voluntary scheme standards. Given the numerous delays on this vote, it is uncertain whether this will be resolved at the next meeting. For more information, please contact Daniel Reinemann.
The ITRE Secretariat has confirmed that the deadline for tabling amendments to the Markus Pieper’s Draft Report is 15 March at 12:00 instead of the originally scheduled date of 8 March. Please note that the report still has not been publicly released. For more information, please contact Daniel Reinemann.
Bioenergy Europe has obtained a leak of the Draft Communication by the European Commission on a Joint European Action for more affordable, secure and sustainable energy. The Secretariat is also finalising a statement on the current energy price crisis. For more information, please contact Michal Dlugosz.
The ITRE committee rapporteur Niels Fuglsang (DK, S&D) published the draft report on the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) recast. The report will be presented in the committee meeting of 3 March and MEPs can table amendments on the draft until 8 March. The deadline for the consideration of amendments is 20 April, and the adoption of the report is expected in June (dates might be subject to changes). The position of the Council on the EED recast is also available here. For more information, please contact Irene di Padua.