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20% renewable energy by 2020


Policy and Legislation

|RES Directive |The support of electricity from renewable energy sources
|Technology Policy |Biofuels for Transport
|Community Strategy and Action plan Energy Demand Management
|Electricity Production from RES Seventh Framework Programme (2007-2013) 
|The share of renewable energy in the EU Intelligent Energy - Europe Programme

Biofuels for Transport

|Sustainability Criteria
|Member States Reports in the frame of Directive 2003/30EC
|Biofuels Directive Review and Progress Report - Public Consultation


  • Promotion of the use of biofuels and other renewable fuels for transport 
    Directive 2003/30/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 May 2003 on the promotion of the use of biofuels and other renewable fuels for transport (OJEU L123 of 17 May 2003)
    Size 119 Kb

  • Communication of the European Commission of 07/11/2001 on an Action Plan and two Proposals for Directives to foster the use of Alternative Fuels for Transport, starting with the regulatory and fiscal promotion of biofuels
    COM(2001)547final (legislation in preparation: Commission's proposal adopted on 27/11/2001)
    Size 300 Kb

  •  Press release "Transport: Commission proposes to encourage alternative fuels, starting with biofuels"


last update: 16-07-2008