EU Clean energy package: more chance for “energy citizens”?

EU Clean energy package: more chance for “energy citizens”?

ENERGY - 16 July 2019

The European Commission stresses the importance of a major “energy democracy” to boost renewables. A process that could also pave the way for alternative finance such as crowdfunding

In 2017, The EU Parliament and the national governments are finalised their respective positions on the “Clean energy for all Europeans package, which will shape energy policy across Europe for the next decade.

Two of the draft laws under discussion – on the development of renewable energy and the redesign of the European electricity market – could prove instrumental in boosting Europe’s role in the global fight against climate change and in ensuring the EU meets its commitment to help limit global temperature increase to 1.5°C. The new rules would apply between 2021 and 2030.

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