Renewable Energy in the EU


EU rules on support for renewable energy sources have been comprehensively reformed for the period 2021-2030. cep has assessed the individual measures in an Input.


In cep’s view, state support for renewable energy (RES-support) is not - by contrast with emissions trading – a targeted or cost-effective way of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Even after 2020, Member States are allowed too much scope for developing inefficient RES-support schemes which will stifle EU-wide competition for the best locations and technologies for generating RES-electricity.

Renewable Energy in the EU  (publ. 02.04.2019)