With their support, the ECR Group does not intend to give the Commission a blank cheque. The devil is in the detail: Natural gas can only act as a useful bridging technology if the conditions for its use are not too strict but realistic and workable.
ECR Coordinator in the Committee on Budgets Bogdan Rzońca said:
“A climate-compatible energy transition must offer growth opportunities and be feasible in every European region. Otherwise, the whole transition project could be jeopardised.
“Gas and nuclear can generate a stable and affordable energy supply and swiftly cut emissions if they get proper access to the capital needed.”
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