Kick-off of Joint Research 1: MRV

A kick-off meeting of EU-China ETS Phase2 joint research 1: MRV was held online on 30th June 2022. Approximately 16 Chinese and European experts from the research institutes, universities and industry associations were engaged. 

JR1 MRV will be conducted to review and build upon the current status and requirements of carbon emission monitoring and reporting in the cement, electrolytic aluminum and steel industries in China and EU-ETS, focusing on the guidelines and experiences and lessons learnt, and provide recommendations on improved MRV guidelines and templates through deep analysis.

The meeting provides an opportunity for EU and Chinese experts to have an extensive exchange of views, discuss and agree on the details of the scope of work, and the implementation of the joint research. Mr. Johannes Enzmann, on behalf of Directorate-General of the Commission's climate action department (DG CLIMA) attended the meeting.