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Coordination councils and committees

The key focus areas of
the Coordinating Council for Ecology
and Low-Carbon Development

To form an expert opinion and/or work out a single position of the relevant members of the KAZENERGY Association, the Coordinating Council for Ecology and Low-Carbon Development considers the issues on the following strategic priorities (areas of activity) of the KAZENERGY Association:
  • consideration of the interests of sustainable development of the energy sector in the process of adapting the regulatory policy of the Republic of Kazakhstan (quota and emissions trading system, other measures) to:
    • international commitments undertaken by Kazakhstan on low-carbon development and decarbonization (achievement of carbon neutrality by 2060);
    • European and other foreign systems for regulation of emissions, quotas and GHG emissions trading, carbon equalization mechanisms and transboundary (carbon) taxes;
  • participation in the design and implementation of the Low-Carbon Development Concept of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • assistance to the energy sector companies in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by developing modern technologies, promoting the application of best corporate practices and dialogue with stakeholders;
  • determining the list of the most promising technologies that reduce the carbon footprint in the output of the energy sector enterprises (including technologies of carbon capture, storage, utilization, production of low-carbon hydrogen from natural gas, etc.), and the implementation of measures of fiscal and regulatory support by the state for the deployment of such technologies;
  • identification of technological capabilities for the energy sector enterprises, which allow to reduce emissions of other (along with CO2) ozone-destroying agents, and the implementation of measures of fiscal and regulatory support by the state;
  • technological audit of enterprises, compilation of BAT guides, and adequate economic incentives for BAT implementation;
  • stimulation for increasing energy efficiency, energy conservation, lowering waste generation, and efficient waste utilization in the energy sector enterprises;
  • addressing current and systemic problems in the law enforcement practice, ensuring a stable, balanced, and non-discriminatory approach to the environmental legislation;
  • participation in the design and implementation of policy papers of sectoral governmental authorities in the environmental protection sphere.
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