RENEWABLE DIRECTIVE

KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Parliament has attempted to bridge the gap between it and the EU Council of Ministers over whether mandatory targets for the use of green electricity should be written into the proposed directive on "the promotion of electricity produced from renewable energy sources in the internal electricity market."

In its second reading of the directive, MEP's decided to forgo a tough line, trying to frame a compromise with ministers, who have set their hearts against any compulsion of national governments to ensure that a fixed ...


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