19-02-15

EU Commissioner Canete announces Renewable Energy Package

Canete: EU market for renewable energy must be fully integrated

Canete: Renewables will freely compete in overall market

EU Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said the European Commission will propose a Renewable Energy Package to ensure that the EU meets its new target of 27 per cent renewable energy by 2030, news media BusinessGreen reported. "We must create a single EU market for renewable energy that is fully integrated with, and competes freely in, the overall electricity market," Canete was quoted as saying. See also our latest cepInput which analyses the main features of the new framework for EU climate and energy policy. The 2030 targets will form the basis for specific legislative measures by the EU in the years to come.