EASE took part in the European Commission Public Consultation for the Revision of the Guidelines on State Aid for Environmental Protection and Energy 2014-2020. EASE supports updating the Guidelines to achieve a normative framework that is aligned with the EU’s ambitious decarbonisation targets and the European Green Deal more broadly.
EASE submitted its inputs to European Commission Public Consultation on Sustainable Finance. EASE calls for a careful revision of the draft criteria related to energy storage, hydropower and PHS, particularly the categorisation of different types of PHS, to ensure a fact-based approach that recognises the important contribution of energy storage including PHS to the energy transition.
EASE submitted a response to the European Commission Public Consultation on the Revision of the Energy Taxation Directive welcoming the revision of the Energy Taxation Directive and identifying a list of recommendations relevant for energy storage sector.
The services to support generation and bulk storage can ensure a vast and clean energy generation from renewable sources and can be divided into seven categories, among which there are energy arbitrage, system electricity supply capacity, support to conventional generation, ancillary services RES support, capacity firming, RES curtailment minimisation and seasonal arbitrage.