25 Jun '12, 8am

EC says four Member States still breaching shared renewable energy rules #energy #renewable

EC says four Member States still breaching shared renewable energy rules #energy #renewable

The Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC ) had to be transposed by Member States by 5 December 2010, and the timely transposition of this Directive was a priority for the Commission, especially since unnecessary delays in implementing it may jeopardize the achievement of the EU renewable energy objective for 2020. However, in a press release last week, the EC revealed that Cyprus, Ireland, Malta and Slovenia have not informed the Commission of all the measures necessary to fully transpose the Directive into their national legislation. As a result of breaching this requirement, the Commission has decided to send Reasoned Opinions to these Member States. “If the Member States do not comply with their legal obligation within two months, the Commission may decide to refer them to the Court of Justice,” the EC said. According to the Directive, each Member State has to reach i...

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