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Policy & Regulation

Opportunities for gas in EU green investment plan

A proposed EU guarantee scheme may lead to greater diversification of energy funding pursuant to the Green Deal Investment Plan, with some member states set to embrace gas A proposed EU guarantee scheme may lead to greater diversification of energy funding pursuant to the Green Deal Investment Plan, with some member states set to embrace gas.
By Christian Ernhede 23 January 2020 Europe & Russia / Policy & Regulation 0 34952
Pipe stringing for the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline, in Alexandroupoli, Greece. (TAP)

The key issue: The European Commission‘s Green Deal Investment Plan relies on an investment guarantee scheme that is expected to allocate some funds to gas infrastructure projects.

Interfax analysis: The InvestEU guarantee fund – a principal component of the European Commission’s proposed Green Deal Investment Plan – is set to provide loan guarantees for gas infrastructure in support of Europe’s energy transition. A portion of the fund will be allocated by member states, enabling greater funding flexibility for countries envisioning a role for gas in...