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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

Electricity Production from Renewable Energy Sources (RES)

|Member States Reports in the frame of Directive 2001/77EC


  • Directive 2001/77/EC on the promotion of the electricity produced from renewable energy source in the internal electricity market (legislation in force)
    For other language versions please visit the Official Journal nL283

  • Slide presentation of the directive
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last update: 16-07-2008