Gas Distributors for Sustainability

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: Feb 2020 - Jan 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.25 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

1

High-level Commission meetings

15

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Gas Distributors for Sustainability   (GD4S)

    EU Transparency Register

    382692732615-35 First registered on 19 Sep 2018

    Goals / Remit

    The GD4S'objectives are:

    - to promote policies and technical developments at European level aiming at fostering the use of natural & renewable gases distribution

    - to support, evaluate and share the results of research and practical experiences and projects of the members

    - to promote the common interests of gas distributors

    - to disseminate information & educating materials on natural and renewable gases as well as technologies relevant to distribution infrastructure and decarbonisation

    - to answer to European expertise and EU funds calls relevant for the development of natural and renewable gases uses

    Main EU files targeted

    - Proposal for a regulation setting CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles
    - Proposal for a regulation setting emission performance standards for new passenger cars and for new light commercial vehicles as part of the Union's integrated approach to reduce CO2 emissions from light-duty vehicles and amending Regulation (EC) No 715/2007
    - Proposal for a Directive amending Directive 2009/33/EU on the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road transport vehicles
    - Proposal for a Directive amending Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency
    - Proposal for a Directive on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources
    - Proposal for a Regulation on methane emissions reduction in the energy sector
    - REPower EU communication
    - EU long-term strategy for CO2 emissions reduction
    - EU Green Deal
    - EU strategy for smart sector integration
    - EU strategy for methane emission
    - EU taxonomy
    - Review of the TEN-E Regulation
    - Winter gas package
    - Fit for 55 package

    Address

    Head Office
    63-67 Rue d'Arlon
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    63-67 Rue d'Arlon
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    2

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%1
    25%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    1 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 04 Feb 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Morgane GORET-LE GUEN 27 Apr 2022 26 Apr 2023

    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

    European Energy Forum

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Feb 2020 - Jan 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    athenora consulting 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    athenora consulting

    Closed year Costs

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Biomethane Industrial Partnership

    Other activities

    Participation to the Energy Infrastructure Forum 2019 (Copenhagen) and to the 11th Citizens Energy Forum (Dublin).

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    15 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 19 May 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject GD4S Sustainability Charter 'Decarbonising the gas grid as a key enabler for a climate neutral society'.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Commission
      • Kadri Simson (Commissioner)
      • Tatiana Marquez Uriarte (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Apr 2022 Location BERL
      Subject sustainable gas/carbon neutrality
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Commission
      • Jorge Pinto Antunes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Mar 2022 Location video-call
      Subject RePowerEU
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Diederik Samsom (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Nov 2021 Location Online
      Subject Gas market and security of supply framework.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Commission
      • Kadri Simson (Commissioner)
      • Tatiana Marquez Uriarte (Cabinet member)
      • Stefano Grassi (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 Oct 2021 Location Online
      Subject Presentation of GD4S White Paper on the role of gas networks as key enabler of the EU's energy transition.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Commission
      • Tatiana Marquez Uriarte (Cabinet member)
      • Kadri Simson (Commissioner)
      • Stefano Grassi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Sep 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject Gas grids: a key enabler of decarbonisation Discuss the Energy Efficiency Directive the TEN-E Regulation and proposals to reduce methane emissions and leaks in the natural gas value chain.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
      • Peter Power (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Jul 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Gas Distribution for Sustainability
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Commission
      • Maciej Golubiewski (Cabinet member)
    • 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 02 Feb 2021 Location Brussels (video conference)
      Subject Virtual meeting on Gas Package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Diederik Samsom (Cabinet member)
      • Aleksandra Tomczak (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Nov 2020 Location phone call
      Subject Sustainable and smart mobility strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Filip Alexandru Negreanu Arboreanu (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Sep 2020 Location Videoconference call
      Subject Energy system integration, decarbonisation of gases and the related regulatory framework, methane emissions.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Commission
      • Kitti Nyitrai (Cabinet member)
      • Kadri Simson (Commissioner)
      • Stefano Grassi (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 30 Jan 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Green Deal and Renewable gas in Europe
      Commission
      • Ditte Juul Jørgensen (Director-General)
    • Date 18 Feb 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject The role of gas DSOs in the context of European gas markets
      Commission
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
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