Title: European Directive 2009/28/EC

Language: English

Type: Document

Nature: Laws and Regulations

Published: February 28, 2021


Region: Europe and Central Asia

Country: Global / Non-Specific

Sector: Energy and Power

Keywords: Climate Smart, Energy and Power, Energy and Power Core

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Document Summary:

This Directive establishes a common framework for the promotion of energy from renewable sources.


Document Details:

It sets mandatory national targets for the overall share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy and for the share of energy from renewable sources in transport. It lays down rules relating to statistical transfers between Member States, joint projects between Member States and with third countries, guarantees of origin, administrative procedures, information and training, and access to the electricity grid for energy from renewable sources. It establishes sustainability criteria for biofuels and bioliquids.

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Updated: September 6, 2021