The German draft Recovery plan fails on civil society participation, additionality and structural reforms.
In Slovenia, public consultations on the Recovery plan are open only to a handful of selected businesses and local authorities.
The Italian draft recovery plan could support the production of hydrogen from fossil gas and its use in rail traffic. This would increase Italy’s fossil gas dependency and leave renewable energy [...]
Croatian Recovery plan has been drafted in the secrecy of the Prime Minister’s office, without any involvement of civil society.
Slovakian draft Recovery plan would allocate €3 billion for green, climate-friendly investment. But it can still do much better on energy efficiency, transport and participation.
Czechia is side-lining civil society from the planning of its Just Transition funding. This is a blatant breach of the Partnership Principle.
While one third of primary energy consumption in Hungary takes place in residential buildings, EU-funded programs leave more than 95% of homes without any meaningful contribution to boost their [...]
While planning a just transition, Hungary needs to prevent the side-lining of local communities. Furthermore, the country might allocate a big share of its Just Transition and Modernization [...]
In Latvia, the current draft of the Recovery Plan presents a low level of ambition on energy efficiency, despite the urgent need to renovate the buildings stock.