Energy New Deal

The term “New Deal” usually refers to legislation under the Roosevelt administration in the United States. The idea behind that is a new deal of cards. People were not happy at the time, reasonably so, since the economic situation was unfortunate for many. So Roosevelt used the metaphor of a new deal at a card … [Read more…]

What? The Commission Proposed Abolishing Renewable Priority?

It’s hard to believe, but the recent Commission proposal for reforming the Renewable Energy Directive gets rid of priority for renewable energy, which is guaranteed in Article 16 of the 2009 Directive. The reasons the proposal gives for individual Article wordings in the deceptively named section “DETAILED EXPLANATION OF THE SPECIFIC PROVISIONS OF THE PROPOSAL” … [Read more…]