Statement of the Alliance of Energy Intensive Industries on carbon cost pass through claims and recomendations in the context of the ETS directive revision

On 20 November 2015, the European Commission DG CLIMA published a study drafted by CE Delft and Oeko-Institut entitled “Ex-post investigation of cost pass-through in the EU ETS An analysis for six sectors”.

Energy-intensive industries are concerned about claims made and the methodology used: until competing economies adopt similar GHG emissions reduction commitments, undue carbon costs will impair their position in highly competitive markets, discouraging recovery, growth and investments in the EU.