Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:
All documentation (including but not limited to all email correspondence, attendance lists, agendas, background papers, transcripts, recordings and minutes/notes) relating to the meeting listed below:
1. Between SolarPower Europe and Laure Chapuis-Kombos, Cabinet member of Kadri Simson on the 31st May 2021
2. Between SolarPower Europe and Laure Chapuis-Kombos and Stefano Grassi, Cabinet members of Kadri Simson, and Kadri Simson, Commissioner on the 27th January 2021
3. Between SolarPower Europe and Laure Chapuis-Kombos, Cabinet member of Kadri Simson and Kadri Simson, Commissioner on the 14th May 2020
4. Between SolarPower Europe and Stefano Grassi and Laure Chapuis-Kombos, Cabinet members of Kadri Simson on the 28th April 2020
I would prefer you to produce the documents on a rolling basis, rather than waiting until the full response is ready, and I would be pleased to receive an initial list of all documents as soon as possible.
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RE: access to documents request - Meetings between DG ENER and
SolarPower Europe - Gestdem 2021/4278 - Ares(2021)4203960
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Thank you for your e-mail of 28 June 2021. We hereby acknowledge receipt
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ACCESS TO DOCUMENTS TEAM (GD)
Dear Mr Maslias,
We refer to your e-mail of 28 June 2021 in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered on 28 June 2021 under the above mentioned
reference number. Your application is currently being handled.
However, we will not be in a position to complete the handling of your
application within the time limit of 15 working days, which expires on 19
An extended time limit is needed for thorough analysis as to the
availability of the documents requested.
Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 10 August 2021.
We apologize for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
DG ENERGY – Access to documents team
Email: [email address]
2. mailto:[email address]
Dear DG Energy,
Please pass this on to the person who reviews confirmatory applications.
I am filing the following confirmatory application with regards to my access to documents request 'Meetings between DG ENER and SolarPower Europe'. The extended time limit expired on 10 August 2021, yet I did not receive a response to this request.
A full history of my request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/meet...
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Thank you for your email dated 13/09/2021 by which you request, pursuant
to Regulation No 1049/2001 regarding public access to European Parliament,
Council and Commission documents, a review of the position taken by DG
ENER in reply to your initial application GESTDEM 2021/4278.
We hereby acknowledge receipt of your confirmatory application for access
to documents which was registered on 14/09/2021 (Ares(2021)5625788).
Your application will be handled within 15 working days (05/10/2021). In
case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due
Please be informed that the answer to your confirmatory application is a
formal Commission decision that will be notified to you by express
delivery. Thank you for providing your contact phone number, so that the
external delivery service can contact you in case of absence.
Please note that the Commission will not use your phone number for any
other purpose than for informing the delivery service, and that it will
delete it immediately thereafter.
ACCESS TO DOCUMENTS TEAM (IC)
SG.C1 (Transparency, Document Management and Access to Documents)