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1996/2260(COS) Renewable sources for energy: Community strategy. Green paper

Progress: Procedure completed

RoleCommitteeRapporteurShadows
Lead ENER ROTHE Mechtild (icon: PES PES)
Committee Opinion AGRI SCHIERHUBER Agnes (icon: PPE PPE)
Committee Opinion ENVI KRONBERGER Hans (icon: NA NA)
Lead committee dossier:
Legal Basis:
RoP 142

Events

1997/06/27
   CSL - Debate in Council
Documents
1997/06/27
   CSL - Council Meeting
1997/06/11
   CofR - Committee of the Regions: opinion
1997/06/02
   Final act published in Official Journal
1997/05/27
   CSL - Resolution/conclusions adopted by Council
1997/05/27
   CSL - Council Meeting
1997/05/15
   EP - Text adopted by Parliament, single reading
1997/05/15
   EP - Debate in Parliament
1997/05/15
   EP - Decision by Parliament
Documents
1997/05/15
   EP - End of procedure in Parliament
1997/05/12
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary, single reading
1997/05/12
   EP - Vote in committee
1997/05/12
   EP - Committee report tabled for plenary
Documents
1997/04/23
   ESC - Economic and Social Committee: opinion, report
1997/04/18
   EP - Amendments tabled in committee
Documents
1997/04/10
   EP - Committee draft report
Documents
1997/02/26
   EP - KRONBERGER Hans (NA) appointed as rapporteur in ENVI
1997/02/06
   EP - ROTHE Mechtild (PES) appointed as rapporteur in ENER
1997/01/28
   EP - SCHIERHUBER Agnes (PPE) appointed as rapporteur in AGRI
1996/12/10
   EP - Committee referral announced in Parliament
1996/12/03
   CSL - Debate in Council
Details

The Council had an open debate based on a communication by the Commission titled ‘Energy for the future: renewable sources of energy’ - Green Paper for a Community strategy. Ministers discussed, among other related issues, the following themes: - to what degree should the use of renewable energies be promoted in order to achieve the Community energy objectives: competitiveness, security of supply and protection of the environment; - what would be an appropriate objective for future market penetration of renewable energy sources by the year 2010; - which strategies could be developed to ensure the market penetration of sustainable renewable energy technology; - which type of incentives could be used to ensure the economic viability of renewable energies vis-à-vis other energy sources. In their interventions, the Ministers emphasized the importance for the Community of developing policies for a renewable energy resources strategy. It was agreed that renewables’ share of the Community energy supply market should be increased. However, there was a need to examine the appropriateness of specific quantitative targets. There was broad consensus on the role that research and development activities and new technologies could play in strategies designed to enhance the market penetration of renewable energy sources; fiscal and financial incentives were considered important tools in promoting renewable energies, provided that there was no distortion of competition.

Documents
1996/12/03
   CSL - Council Meeting
1996/11/20
   EC - Non-legislative basic document published

Documents

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