Industrial power plants can only get free EUAs if the heat is distributed, says court advisor

Published 13:54 on February 28, 2019  /  Last updated at 16:10 on June 21, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Power plants linked to industrial sites should only be awarded free EUAs if the resulting heat is used in district heating or high efficiency co-generation, a legal advisor to EU’s highest court said Thursday, a view that could raise ETS compliance costs for hundreds of installations across the bloc.

(Recasts headline and corrects original story that had misinterpreted the opinion)

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