Renewable Energy Directive – European Commission

Renewable Energy Directive - European Commission

The Renewable Energy Directive is there to establish overall policy for the production and promotion of renewable energy within the European Union.  The directive requires EU members to switch to at least 20% renewable energy to meet energy needs by the year 2020.  This needs to be achieved through each member hitting their individual targets.  Also  EU nations also must ensure that at minimum 10% of transportation runs on renewable sources as well by 2020.

The Directive lays out specific national Read More