European Biogas Association

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

600,000€ - 699,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

6 Fte (7)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

5

High-level Commission meetings

22

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 biogases (biogas, biomethane and biohydrogen) 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

    - Climate Target Plan
    - Waste policies
    - Common Agricultural policy
    - 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
    - Directive 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

    7

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%5
    50%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    6

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    5 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 19 May 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Florence GOARIN 08 Nov 2023 07 Nov 2024
    Anna VENTURINI 01 Jun 2023 31 May 2024
    Lucile SEVER 31 Jan 2024 30 Jan 2025
    Angela SAINZ ARNAU 25 Jan 2024 24 Jan 2025
    Giulia Laura Cancian 27 Apr 2023 27 Apr 2024
    Harmen Theodoor DEKKER 27 Apr 2023 27 Apr 2024
    Anthony LORIN 27 Apr 2023 27 Apr 2024
    Chiara GAFFURI 03 Feb 2024 02 Aug 2024
    Chiara GAFFURI 27 Jul 2023 30 Dec 2023
    Lucile SEVER 19 Jan 2023 19 Jan 2024
    Anna VENTURINI 03 Jun 2022 01 Jun 2023
    Mr Edouard COPPIETERS DE GIBSON 11 May 2022 21 Apr 2023
    Harmen Theodoor DEKKER 14 Apr 2022 14 Apr 2023
    Giulia Laura Cancian 26 Mar 2022 25 Mar 2023
    Anthony LORIN 30 Nov 2021 30 Nov 2022
    Mr Marco GIACOMAZZI 09 Oct 2019 09 Oct 2020
    Nicolas DE LA VEGA 13 Sep 2017 16 Mar 2018
    Martina CONTON 25 Apr 2017 23 Feb 2018
    Mr Dario Trombetta 20 Mar 2017 09 Sep 2017
    Nicolas DE LA VEGA 03 Jun 2016 03 Jun 2017
    Martina CONTON 09 Apr 2016 09 Apr 2017
    Henriette GLEAU 23 Mar 2016 21 Sep 2016
    Ms Agata Przadka 25 Sep 2015 09 Apr 2016
    Nicolas DE LA VEGA 16 Jun 2015 04 Jun 2016
    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

    Biorefine Cluster Europe
    BIP (Biomethane Industrial Partnership)
    EEF (European Energy Forum)
    ENZA (European Net Zero Alliance)
    EREF (European federation of national renewable energy associations from across EU Member States)
    ERGaR (European Renewable Gas Registry)
    GERG (European Gas Research Group)
    GfC (Gas for Climate)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    600,000€ - 699,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    common futures 2022 actions related to bip 200,000€ - 299,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    common futures 2023 actions related to bip and eba

    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

    Communication activities

    None

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    22 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 proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 20 Feb 2024 Location Brussels
      Subject State of play on biogas and biomethane production in Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Attending
      • Tatiana Marquez Uriarte (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Jul 2023 Location Virtual
      Subject Role of biomethane in modelling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Attending
      • Ruud Kempener (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Jun 2023 Location Videoconference
      Subject EBA Statistical Report 2022; new Biomethane Map; Biomethane Week 2023
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Attending
      • Stefano Grassi (Cabinet member)
      • Ruud Kempener (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Apr 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy, environmental and digital challenges of our time
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Diederik Samsom (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Mar 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject REPower EU
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Aleksandra Tomczak (Cabinet member)
      • Diederik Samsom (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Sep 2022 Location video-call
      Subject CO2 standards for trucks
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Attending
      • Daniel Mes (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Sep 2022 Location conference call
      Subject CO2 Standards for heavy duty vehicles
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Filip Alexandru Negreanu Arboreanu (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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Aleksandra Tomczak (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 23 Feb 2022 Location Online
      Subject Biomethane
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Mar 2021 Location virtual
      Subject Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy
      DG Mobility and Transport
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
      • Aleksandra Tomczak (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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Jun 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject European renewables industry
      DG Energy
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Peter van Kemseke (Cabinet member)
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