There is no doubt that the summer break is here: for many, this is a good time to look back. However, we do not look back, but rather forward and summarize the most important European political issues of the mechanical engineering industry in the second half of the year.
The EU Parliament has retroactively extended the transitional periods for the installation and sale of engines which belong to the emission stage V. This extension of the deadline offers machine manufacturers an urgently needed planning security.
After 13 years, Germany is taking over the EU Council Presidency again. What is needed now is a clear focus: creating a coordinated crisis mechanism, protecting the internal market and setting the course for an open trade policy.
The VDMA is perceived as a voice promoting CO2 pricing. Thilo Brodtmann, Managing Director of the VDMA, explains what this means and how the VDMA positions itself in comparison to other energy pricing models.
Die Bundesnetzagentur hat am vergangenen Freitag die Ergebnisse der ersten EEG-Ausschreibungsrunde für Windenergieanlagen an Land veröffentlicht. Matthias Zelinger, energiepolitischer Sprecher des VDMA gibt hier eine erste Beurteilung des Verfahrens.
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