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The Commission’s Approach to Devising the Renewables Directive

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Part of the Energy, Climate and the Environment Series book series (ECE)

Abstract

In March 2007, the European Council’ surprised many, including perhaps themselves’ (Buchan 2009, p. 137) by giving the go-ahead for the European Commission to develop a new directive promoting renewable energy in Europe. The resulting directive, which was adopted in 2008, pulls together parts of formerly independent legislation on subissues in the field of energy.

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European Commission Impact Assessment Climate Policy Policy Option Knowledge Utilization 
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© Jonas Dreger 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Berlin Graduate School of Social SciencesHumboldt UniversityGermany

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