Biofuel issues in the new legislation on the promotion of renewable energy
Consultation period: 16/05/2007 - 18/06/2007
On 10 January 2007 the European Commission made proposals for a new Energy Policy for Europe. These included a renewable energy roadmap proposing:
The Commission is now drafting proposals to incorporate these targets in legislation.
In doing so, the Commission will take into account the views of stakeholders as expressed in last year's consultation exercises on heating and cooling and biofuels and the recent consultation exercise on administrative obstacles to the increased use of renewable energy in electricity generation.
The present consultation document complements those exercises. The Commission would like to know the views of public authorities, businesses, non-governmental organisations and other interested parties on the following questions:
The rest of the document explains the questions in more detail.