European Biogas Association

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

600,000€ - 699,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

4.5 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

5

High-level Commission meetings

16

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Biogas Association   (EBA)

    EU Transparency Register

    18191445640-83 First registered on 12 Apr 2011

    Goals / Remit

    The European Biogas Association (EBA) was founded in February 2009 as a Belgian non-profit organization EBA to advocate for recognition of biomethane and other renewable gases as sustainable, on demand and flexible energy sources that provide multiple knock on socio-economic and environmental benefits. EBA’s membership comprises national biogas associations, institutes and companies from all across Europe. The member associations cover the majority of producers, companies, consultants and researchers in the field of biogas within Europe. For more information please visit: www.europeanbiogas.eu

    Main EU files targeted

    - Green Deal communications
    - Renewable Energy Directive
    - Waste Framework Directive
    - Fertilisers Regulation
    - Future of gas
    - Waste-to-energy policies
    - Guidelines on State aid for environmental protection and energy
    - Revision of BREF for Waste Treatment Industries
    - Direcive on Alternative Fuels Infrastructure
    - CO2 emission standards for vehicles

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue d'Arlon, 63-65
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Rue d'Arlon, 63-65
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%4
    50%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    4.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    5 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 31 Jan 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Lucile SEVER 19 Jan 2023 18 Jan 2024
    Ms Anna VENTURINI 03 Jun 2022 02 Jun 2023
    Mr Edouard COPPIETERS DE GIBSON 11 May 2022 10 May 2023
    Mr Harmen Theodoor DEKKER 14 Apr 2022 13 Apr 2023
    Ms Giulia Laura Cancian 26 Mar 2022 24 Mar 2023
    Mr Anthony LORIN 30 Nov 2021 30 Nov 2022
    Mr Marco GIACOMAZZI 09 Oct 2019 09 Oct 2020
    Mr Nicolas de la Vega 13 Sep 2017 16 Mar 2018
    Ms Martina Conton 25 Apr 2017 23 Feb 2018
    Mr Dario Trombetta 20 Mar 2017 09 Sep 2017
    Mr Nicolas de la Vega 03 Jun 2016 03 Jun 2017
    Ms Martina Conton 09 Apr 2016 09 Apr 2017
    Ms Henriette GLEAU 23 Mar 2016 21 Sep 2016
    Ms Agata Przadka 25 Sep 2015 09 Apr 2016
    Mr Nicolas de la Vega 16 Jun 2015 04 Jun 2016
    Mr Nicolas de la Vega 18 Sep 2014 17 Feb 2015
    Ms Agata Przadka 06 Aug 2014 04 Aug 2015
    Ms Susanna Litmanen 10 Jul 2013 09 Jul 2014
    Ms Agata Przadka 10 Jul 2013 09 Jul 2014
    Ms Susanna Litmanen 24 Jul 2012 28 Jun 2013
    Ms Agata Przadka 24 Jul 2012 28 Jun 2013

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    EREF, ERGaR, Gas for Climate, ENZA

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    600,000€ - 699,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant EU Projects 280,000€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant EU Projects 260,000€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    600,000€ - 699,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Expert Group on the exchange of information on Best Available Techniques related to industrial emissions (IED Article 13 Forum)#E02611#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2611 #Member #C#Industry#Commission expert group on Fertilising Products #E01320#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=1320 #Observer #C#Industry#Expert Group on alternative transport fuels ('the Sustainable Transport Forum')#E03321#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3321 #Member #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Green new deal

    Other activities

    EBA’s strategy defines three priorities: establish biogas as an important part of Europe’s energy mix, promote source separation of household waste to increase the gas potential and support the production of biomethane as vehicle fuel.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    16 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 19 Sep 2022 Location video-call
      Subject CO2 standards for trucks
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 25 Apr 2022 Location video-call
      Subject Keynote speech
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Aleksandra Tomczak (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Apr 2022 Location video-call
      Subject Biomethane potential in Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Aleksandra Tomczak (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 23 Feb 2022 Location Online
      Subject Biomethane
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Commission
      • Jorge Pinto Antunes (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Sep 2021 Location Brussels - video conference
      Subject Progress made in the establishment of a European biomethane alliance and priorities
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Aleksandra Tomczak (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Mar 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject EU taxonomy, draft delegated act
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Mar 2021 Location virtual
      Subject Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 Jun 2020 Location Brussels - video conference
      Subject Role of biogas in climate neutral energy sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Aleksandra Tomczak (Cabinet member)
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Nov 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject sustainability policy on bioenergy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Nov 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject future development of renewable gas
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Jun 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject European renewables industry
      Commission
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 15 Dec 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Biogas
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Shane Sutherland (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 19 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Heidi Jern (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jan 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject STATE OF PLAY AND OUTLOOK OF THE EUROPEAN BIOGAS SECTOR, COMMISSION PRIORITIES IN ENERGY AND CLIMATE POLICY
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Yvon Slingenberg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jan 2015 Location Brussels, BE
      Subject Le rôle du biogaz dans l'union énergétique
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Commission
      • Peter van Kemseke (Cabinet member)
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