EU calls for less red tape for use of renewables


Wind turbines are silhouetted against the morning sky in Maerkisch-Oderlan, Treplin, Germany, April 2, 2016.

MEPS call for broader, easier and long-term supported use of renewables

Members of the European Parliament have called for broader, easier and long-term supported use of renewables. In their vote on a draft resolution assessing the progress of renewables in the EU, MEPs asked the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) to integrate “prosumers” in the energy market, reduce the administrative barriers to new self-generation capacity and simplify authorisation procedures.

Moreover, MEPS said the use of electric vehicles fed by renewable electricity and the...

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