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Renewable Energies Act (EEG) Subsidy Proceedings Must not Jeopardise Change in Energy Policy

18.12.2013 The EU Commission has initiated Renewable Energies Act (EEG) subsidy proceedings. The new federal government is now required to enable a plannable and cost-efficient expansion of renewable energies that is in line with European law. “The initiation of the proceedings on subsidies for power-intensive companies through partial exemption from the Renewable Energies Act reallocation charge increases the pressure even further to address the Renewable Energies Act reform purposefully and constructively.

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VDMA: Good progress on the circular economy

Europe’s Ministers of the Environment have confirmed their goal of creating a waste-free economy in Europe. The mechanical engineering industry plays a key role in this undertaking.

Cybersecurity Act applies false instruments

ZVEI and VDMA call for European approach to cyber security. However, the EU proposal for third-party certification is only a pseudo-solution.

VDMA and EU discuss policy framework for artificial intelligence

At a workshop in Brussels, representatives from industry, politics and civil society spoke about the potential of AI in industry - and the possible need for action at European level.

Praktikum im VDMA European Office in Brüssel

Das Brüsseler Büro des VDMA bietet einen Praktikumplatz für die Dauer von circa drei Monaten an. Die Praktikanten erwartet ein breit gefächertes Aufgabenfeld und eine Tätigkeit in einem...

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VDMA comments on Horizon Europe

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VDMA: Ecodesign has a future

For more than ten years, the Ecodesign Directive has ensured uniform environmental standards for products in Europe. MEPs have now agreed to stick to this instrument.

Energy

Energy
With its innovative and efficient products, the mechanical engineering industry plays a key role in meeting national and European energy and climate policy objectives. However, the...

VDMA: Brexit will hit SMEs particularly hard

The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU will create new barriers to trade. VDMA is in favour of a customs union with the UK to keep the impact as low as possible.
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VDMA: Good progress on the circular economy

Europe’s Ministers of the Environment have confirmed their goal of creating a waste-free economy in Europe. The mechanical engineering industry plays a key role in this undertaking.

Cybersecurity Act applies false instruments

ZVEI and VDMA call for European approach to cyber security. However, the EU proposal for third-party certification is only a pseudo-solution.

VDMA and EU discuss policy framework for artificial intelligence

At a workshop in Brussels, representatives from industry, politics and civil society spoke about the potential of AI in industry - and the possible need for action at European level.

Praktikum im VDMA European Office in Brüssel

Das Brüsseler Büro des VDMA bietet einen Praktikumplatz für die Dauer von circa drei Monaten an. Die Praktikanten erwartet ein breit gefächertes Aufgabenfeld und eine Tätigkeit in einem...

Horizon Europe

VDMA comments on Horizon Europe

Document

VDMA: Ecodesign has a future

For more than ten years, the Ecodesign Directive has ensured uniform environmental standards for products in Europe. MEPs have now agreed to stick to this instrument.

Energy

Energy
With its innovative and efficient products, the mechanical engineering industry plays a key role in meeting national and European energy and climate policy objectives. However, the...

VDMA: Brexit will hit SMEs particularly hard

The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU will create new barriers to trade. VDMA is in favour of a customs union with the UK to keep the impact as low as possible.