TEN-E: Leaked Parliament text leaves loopholes for fossil gas support

MEPs on the industry committee have agreed on a set of amendments for the revised Trans-European Networks for Energy (TEN-E) Regulation that would make fossil gas projects ineligible for EU funding but would still allow them to be listed as ‘projects of common interest’, a leaked text reveals.

by Simon Pickstone
An LNG terminal in Portugal. Campaigners fear loopholes in the future revision of the TEN-E Regulation could offer continued support to gas infrastructure projects. Photo: PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP via Getty Images
An LNG terminal in Portugal. Campaigners fear loopholes in the future revision of the TEN-E Regulation could offer continued support to gas infrastructure projects. Photo: PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP via Getty Images

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