CASE COMMENT : ENERGY - RENEWABLE SOURCES - DIRECTIVE PROPOSAL

Energy: The European Commission proposes a directive on the use of energy from renewable sources

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. EC Comm, 23 January 2008, Proposal for a directive of the European parliament and of the Council on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources, COM(2008)0019 final - COD 2008/0016 The issues of sustainable development and the fight against global warming are now a major concern of the European Commission. Among the industrialised countries, the European Union is now playing a leading role in reaching an ambitious international agreement to succeed the current Kyoto Protocol. From the point of view of the Community executive, renewable energies are one of the means to be favoured in order to achieve the objective of reducing

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Jean-Paul Tran Thiet, Vincent Jaunet, Energy: The European Commission proposes a directive on the use of energy from renewable sources, May 2008, Concurrences N° 2-2008, Art. N° 16589, pp. 172-173

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