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Public Consultations

| Sustainability scheme for energy uses of biomass

| EU Action to promote Offshore Wind Energy (closed)

| Biofuel issues in the new legislation on the promotion of renewable energy (closed)

| Identification of administrative and grid barriers to the promotion of electricity from Renewable Energy Sources (RES-E) (closed)
| The European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan) (closed)
| Promotion of Heating and Cooling from Renewable Energies (results)
| Biomass Action Plan (results)
Review of Biofuels Directive (results)

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Public consultation on "EU Action to promote Offshore Wind Energy"

From 24 April 2008 to 20 June 2008 the Commission conducted a public consultation on EU action to promote offshore wind energy.

The policy conclusions drawn by the Commission were presented on 12 November 2008 in the form of a Communication on Offshore Wind Energy: Action needed to deliver on the Energy Policy objectives for 2020 and beyond. Read more...

A report on the consultation with a summary of the feedback was also published on 12 Novermber 2008

Background documents:

Overview of main existing EU activities of relevance to offshore wind



last update: 11-11-2008