TITLE

Legal challenges may derail EU green plans

AUTHOR(S)
Wood, Janet
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;5/30/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals that the European Union's (EU) Renewable Energy Directive, which requires the EU to produce 20 per cent of its energy from renewables and 10 per cent from biofuels by 2020, is legally flawed, according to Kurt Deketelaere, director of the Institute of Environmental and Energy Law at the University of Leuven in Belgium. Deketelaere said the directive is based on the wrong article of the European Commission Treaty and could be quashed by the European Court of Justice.
ACCESSION #
33041861

 

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