×
×
Policy & Regulation

EU includes 32 gas projects in draft priority list

The number of gas projects classed as PCIs by the EU looks set to fall as the shift in funding from gas to electricity continues The number of gas projects classed as PCIs by the EU looks set to fall as the shift in funding from gas to electricity continues.
By Christian Ernhede 24 October 2019 Europe & Russia / Policy & Regulation 0 34707
A cane moves pipe for TAP in the Kavala area of Greece, September 2017. (TAP AG)

The key issue: The European Commission has reduced the number of gas projects on its Projects of Common Interests list in a draft leaked last week. If the current version remains unchanged, 32 gas projects will have priority status compared with 102 electricity projects.

Interfax analysis: The European Commission will narrow the focus of the gas projects it supports in its fourth Projects of Common Interest (PCI) list to those concerning infrastructure integration and supply diversification – with most developments being in Central and Eastern...