As providers of indispensable materials for the EU's economy and society, energy-intensive industries employ approximately 2.6 million people. The EEIs are crucial players in the decarbonisation efforts and the transition towards a climate-neutral economy.
This statement advocates for:
- Recognition of the role of energy-intensive industries in enabling strategic value chains.
- Concrete measures for end-users of Net Zero technologies to streamline their implementation.
- Robust innovation funding to accelerate industrial decarbonisation, simplifying access to EU and national funds.
- Recognition of affordable low carbon and renewable energy as a key enabler of the net zero transition.
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