|Directive on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources|
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On 30 November 2016, the European Commission launched the Clean Energy package, which included a recast of the Directive on the promotion of renewable energy sources (Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (recast) COM/2016/0767 final/2 - 2016/0382 (COD) - ‘RES Directive’).
It is intended to drive progress in meeting the goals of the 2030 EU Climate and Energy Framework, in particular the binding target of a 27 % EU share of renewable energy sources (RES) in fnal energy consumption by 2030 set by the European Council in October 2014.
The recast RES directive provides guiding principles on future fnancial support schemes for RES, renewable energy self-consumption, renewable energy communities, and district heating and cooling systems.
The directive enhances mechanisms for cross-border cooperation, simplifes administrative processes, strengthens the sustainability and greenhouse gas emissions savings criteria for biofuels, and outlines measures to mainstream the use of RES in the transport and heating and cooling sector.
Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources and amending and subsequently repealing Directives 2001/77/EC and 2003/30/EC
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