Included in European Commission president-elect Ursula von der Leyen’s European Green Deal package, a Just Transition Fund (JTF) aims to support people and regions adversely affected by the energy transition with tailored support.
A European Parliament proposal initiated in the industry and energy committee (ITRE) by Polish centre-right MEP Jerzy Buzek, would see a specific allocation of €4.8bn for a Just Energy Transition Fund in the 2021-2027 multi-annual financial framework (MFF) long-term budget. The Parliament's proposal would address social, socio-economic and environmental impacts on workers and communities adversely affected by the transition.
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