TITLE

Renewables plan sparks fury

AUTHOR(S)
Wood, Janet
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;1/25/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 13, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the protest staged by renewable energy lobby groups and some member states against the European Commission regarding its proposals for a new directive on renewable energy which included plans for a mandatory European Union (EU)-wide trading scheme. Electricity industry body Eurelectric and the European Federation of Energy Traders had been lobbying in favour of a trading scheme for renewables. Drafts of the directive hit immediate opposition from France and Spain, as well as the European Renewable Energy Council.
ACCESSION #
30099981

 

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