The European Parliament adopts its position on the Net-Zero Industry Act | Glass for Europe

The European Parliament adopts its position on the Net-Zero Industry Act
Photo source
Glass for Europe

Date: 23 November 2023

On November 21, the European Parliament has adopted its position on the Net-Zero Industry Act with 376 votes to 139 and 116 abstentions.

The Act aims at increasing the share of decarbonisation technologies in the EU and the global market and sets the objective to manufacture in Europe 40% of the EU’s annual deployment needs in net-zero technologies by 2030.

Glass for Europe welcomes the MEPs’ willingness to broaden the scope of the text to encompass the entire supply chain and the addition of energy efficiency technologies and high-efficiency industrial process and electrification technologies to the list of net-zero solutions. By doing so, the European Parliament recognises not only the role of solar photovoltaic but also the importance of manufacturing high performance glass for building renovations and the efforts undertaken by flat glass producers to reduce CO2 emissions from their manufacturing processes.

In the coming weeks, the Council of the EU should finalise its position and Glass for Europe hopes for the interinstitutional negotiations to start soon after. The Net-Zero Industry Act can only be a first step to further encourage industrial investments and step-up EU resilience as the current text lacks sufficient and effective support to boost manufacturing capacities of these net-zero solutions in the EU.

Glass for Europe calls for a final legislation agreed ahead of the 2024 European elections, which recognize energy efficiency technologies as net-zero solutions and provides more robust support to these industrial sectors.

 

The European Parliament adopts its position on the Net-Zero Industry Act

600450 The European Parliament adopts its position on the Net-Zero Industry Act | Glass for Europe glassonweb.com

Others also read

Both events took place at the FGIA 2024 Annual Conference in Amelia Island, FL February 19-22.
Glass for Europe issues this explanatory paper to bring clarity to all actors in the flat glass value chain about the use of interleaving polymer powders in the flat glass sector.
FGIA hosted a roundtable discussion called "Embracing Innovation in the Windows Industry” during the 2024 FGIA Annual Conference.
The flat glass sector participated in the event with the presence of Jean-Marc Meunier, CEO of AGC Glass Europe, and Bertrand Cazes, Secretary General of both Glass for Europe and Glass Alliance Europe.
Keynote speaker Ken Gronbach talks housing, immigration impacts at FGIA Annual Conference.
With over nine years of distinguished service in the fenestration sector, Geoff Shellard brings a wealth of experience to the FenCan board.

Add new comment

From industry

Via dell'Industria 5
30010 Campagna Lupia VE
Italy

NEWS RELATED PRODUCTS

Mappi International Srl