Eurits represents more than 90% of the EU's specialist waste incineration sector, and exists to ensure the safe, legal and environmentally sound incineration of waste.

Legislation

Energy

Biofuels

  • Biofuels Package (Commission Communication on alternative fuels for road transportation and on a set of measures to promote the use of biofuels) (November 2001)

Co-generation

  • Proposal (COM(2002)415) for a European Parliament and Council Directive on the Promotion of Ecogeneration (July 2002)
  • European Parliament (draft) report on cogeneration (November 2002)
  • EP draft Report on Cogeneration (Amendments 67-161) (March 2003)
  • EP draft Report on Cogeneration (Amendments 162-240) (March 2003)

Renewable Energy Sources

  • 1998 Commission White Paper on Renewable Energy
  • Commission Proposal for a Directive on the Promotion of Renewable Energy Sources in the Internal Electricity Market (May 2000)
  • European Parliament First Reading: Rothe Report and Kronberger Opinion on Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources (October 2000)
  • Commission Amended Proposal on Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources (December 2000)
  • EU Council of Ministers Common Position on Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources (March / April 2001)
  • European Parliament Second Reading: Rothe ReportĘ(April 2001)
  • European Parliament Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy Committee amendments to Rothe Second Reading Report on the Renewable Energy Sources Proposal (May 2001)
  • Rothe consolidated Second Reading Report amendments to the Renewable Energy Sources Proposal (before Compromise Amendments) (June 2001)
  • Position of the European Parliament on the RES Proposal (consolidated with the EU Council of Ministers Common Position) (July 2001)
  • Directive on the Promotion of Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources in the Internal Energy Market (September 2001)
  • Proposal for a Council and European Parliament Directive on the Promotion of Cogeneration based on a Useful Heat Demand in the Internal Energy Market (July 2002)

Energy Taxation Directive

  • Directive 2003/96/EC on the Taxation of Energy Products and Electricity (27 October 2003)