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“It doesn’t make any sense”: fossil fuel companies and the capture of EU energy plans

Campaigners and the EU’s former climate commissioner say it’s time to scrap gas and power companies’ role in crafting regulations.

Climate campaigners have long had a bone to pick with Entsog, the European Union body that advises where money should be spent to upgrade and expand Europe’s gas infrastructure. But this month, the conflict broke out into the open.

The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas is made up of companies that transport gas throughout Europe via pipelines. Since 2009, it has been entrusted with developing the bloc’s long-term plan for investing in energy infrastructure. That advice …read more

Source:: New Statesman