Presentation on theme: "Challenges and opportunities of EU ETS Phase III Katowice, 18 Mai 2011 r. European Economic Congress Przemysław Sikora, KASHUE-KOBIZE Senior Policy analyst."— Presentation transcript:
Challenges and opportunities of EU ETS Phase III Katowice, 18 Mai 2011 r. European Economic Congress Przemysław Sikora, KASHUE-KOBIZE Senior Policy analyst
Main topics Allocation rules and carbon leakage Derogation for power sector; Roadmap 2050 – low carbon economy
Allocation rules phase III Lack of fuel specificity when setting the benchmarks; Quality of raw materials is not included as well; Sectors deemed to be in danger: pulp and paper, production of chemicals, heating sector; Lack of time for adaptation to new rules; Possibility of distortion of competition Carbon leakage: both internal in the EU and external outside the EU.
Derogation in power sector Certain MS can use derogation from 100% auctioning of allowances for power sector; March 2011 – EC published guidlines but still there are bilateral talks; Need for setting The National Investment Plan; Problem: use of free allowances in the best effective way providing a fast move towards low emissions power sector in certain MS.
Roadmap 2050 Strategic document providing a switch for a low carbon economy in Europe in 2050; Efective use of ressources; Identification of reduction potential; Need for further analysys both at the MS level and also at sectoral level; Unknown links with Energy Roadmap 2050.
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