Position papers

Position papers are policy documents produced by T&D Europe expressing an opinion on EU legislation under preparation.

GOES Antidumping

T&D Europe on Goes Antidumping enquiry def

T&D Europe PP on GOES antidumping final following September hearings Brussels, 23 September 2015

T&D Europe PP on GOES antidumping final disclosure Brussels, 10 September 2015

T&D Europe Position Paper GOES atiduming prov11062015

Provisional antidumping duties on electrical steel put competitiveness and jobs of European transformer industry at risk Brussels, 25 May 2015

REACH

T&D Europe position paper on the possible inclusion of two anhydrides in the REACH authorisation list 29 April 2014

T&D Europe Position Paper Concerning the 7th ECHA draft recommendation for inclusion of anhydrides in REACH Annex XIV Brussels, 18 February 2016

Answer to ECHA public consultation on 7th draft recommendation, 18 February 2016

Shoreside Electricity

T&D Europe Position Paper for trialogue on the proposal for a directive on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure (COM (2013) 18 final) (12 December 2013)

T&D Europe position paper on the proposal for a directive on the deployment of alternative fueld infrastructure (4 July 2013)

SF6

T&D Europe position on warranty condition for SF6 gas tightness_220417 Brussels, 22 April 2017

T&D Europe position paper on SF6 technology and SF6 alternative technologies 28 April 2015

T&D Europe Technical guide to validate alternative gas for SF6 in electrical equipmentBrussels, 25 February 2016

T&D Europe's comments on the proposal for a revision of the regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases (f-gases)(COM(2012)643 final) (5 November 2013)

T&D Europe propositions of modifications regarding the 3rd draft of Council on 26 June 2013 (10 September 2013)

T&D Europe propositions of modifications to ENVI report on the F-gases regulation following the vote on 19 June (10 September 2013)

T&D Europe Statement regarding the timeframe for an assessment on SF6 switchgear technology (18 July 2013)

T&D Europe position paper on the Amendments of the European Parliament's ENVI and TRAN Committees to the F-Gas regulation revision proposal (22 May 2013)

T&D Europe Statement to the EU Council on the Proposed revision of the EU Regulation on F-Gas (6 May 2013)

T&D Europe position paper on EC Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on fluorinated greenhouse gases (15 February 2013)

T&D Europe position paper on 111/266/DTR:2012-07 IEC 62725: Analysis of quantification methodologies for greehouse gas emmissions for electrical and electronic products and systems (July 2012)

EURELECTRIC-T&D Europe position paper on the implementation of the Regulation on fluorinated gases and its review (February 2011)

Eco-Design

Guide on the implementation of the Eco-design reulation (T&D Europe interpretation), May 2015

T&D Europe Position Paper on a Draft Commission Regulation implementing Directive 2009/125/EC with regard to small, medium and large power transformers (21 November 2013)

T&D Europe Position Paper on a Commission Working Document with regard to small, medium and large power transformers (2 August 2013)

T&D Europe position paper on a possible European Commission Regulation implementing Directive 2009/125/EC with regard to small, distribution and power transformers (6 December 2012)

T&D Europe position paper on "Working documents on a possible Commission Regulation implementing Directive 2009/125/EC with regard to small, distribution and power transformers (6 November 2012)

T&D Europe Position Paper on Power Transformers (15 May 2012)

T&D Europe position on Power Transformers based on  “Working document on a possible Commission Regulation implementing Directive 2009/125/EC with regard to small, distribution and power transformers” and on final VITO report concerning Lots 2 distribution and power transformers task 1 (10 April 2012)

T&D Europe position paper EU ECO DESIGN DIRECTIVE Revision January 2009 (January 2009)

T&D Europe position paper on Study for preparing the first Working Plan of the EcoDesign Directive – Report for tender n°: ENTR/06/026, published on Nov. 22nd, 2007 (6 March 2008)

R&D, Innovation and Technology

ETIP “Smart Networks For The Energy Transition”: Joint Industry Input for 3rd Governing Board Meeting Brussels, 13 September 2016

R&D Strategy for the EU Energy Union Brussels, 14 July 2016

Research, Innovation, and Competitiveness Strategy for the Energy Union Brussels, 31 MAy 2016

T&D Europe position welcoming the launch of Horizon 2020 and particularly of the Energy Work Programme and Calls 2014-2015 Brussels, 5 March 2014

T&D Europe answer to the European Commission public consultation on energy technologies and innovation Brussels,15 March 2013

T&D Europe answer to the European Commission (DG RDT) survey on the state of play concerning ERA priorities in research performing organisations Brussels, 25 January 2013

T&D Europe position paper on T&D Europe's contribution to the setting up of FP8 Brussels, 27 April 2011

Energy Policy

T&D Europe Position paper on Clean energy package, Brussels, 22 March 2017

T&D Europe Position paper on EU future electricity market design Brussels, 19 July 2016

Position on the EU Emissions Trading Scheme Revision Brussels, 13 July 2016

2016, time to deliver an ambitious power market reform Brussels, 5 April 2016

T&D Europe answer to EU Public Consultation on the renewable Energy Strategy Brussels, 2 March 2012

T&D Europe contribution to the European Commission Public Consultation on "Towards a New Energy Strategy 2011-2020" Brussels, 2 July 2010

Position Paper for Energy Policy – T&D Europe – WG1- V3 Brussels, 26 June 2008

Electricity Grids

Electricity networks – a crucial infrastructure for the European energy transformation requiring holistic and smart development Brussels, 29 November 2016

Harmonized Cyber Security standards for the European Union Electric Grid Brussels, 29 November 2016

T&D Europe position maximising the value of the SET Plan Integrated Roadmap Brussels, 5 March 2014

T&D Europe position regarding EU Smart Grid TF/EG3 (regulatory recommendations for Smart Grids Deployment) on market models Brussels, 16 October 2013

T&D Position paper on standardisation to foster electricity grid deployment/renovation Brussels, 16 July 2012

T&D Position paper on requirements for offshore wind farms Brussels, 16 July 2012

T&D Europe position paper on Electricity Infrastructures towards Smart Grids Brussels, 1 February 2012

T&D EUROPE position on ENTSO-E public consultation on a “Study Roadmap towards Modular Development Plan on pan-European Electricity Highways System 2050 (MoDPEHS)” Brussels, 15 June 2011

T&D Europe contribution to open consultation on the ENTSO-E Ten Years Network Development Plan (TYNDP) Brussels, 11 April 2010

T&D Europe contribution to ERGEG Position Paper on Smart Grids Brussels, 26 February 2010

T&D Europe Brief Position Statement On Smart Grids Brussels, 15 December 2009

T&D Europe contribution to public consultation on ERGEG position paper on “The treatment of losses by Network Operators Brussels, 29 September 2008

ENTSO-E codes

T&D Europe's specific comments on ENTSO-E Demand Connection Code Brussels, 12 September 2012

T&D Europe position on ENTSO-E draft requirements for grid connection applicable to all generators Brussels, 19 March 2012

Internal Market

Guidance Paper on EU CE Marking Legislation (MV and Power Transformers) Brussels, 5 August 2016

Guidance Paper on EU CE Marking Legislation (High-Voltage Switchgear and Controlgear), 5 August 2016

Joint letter CEN and CENELEC on placing industry at the core of European standardisation governance Brussels, 18 February 2014

T&D Europe Contribution to the EC public consultation on the review of the Internal Market legislation for industrial products Brussels, 18 April 2013

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