Monthly Archives: July 2014

Moving closer to an EU energy union

“People only accept change in necessity and see necessity only in crisis.” These were the words of Jean Monnet, chief architect of European integration. Thirty-five years after his death, this guiding principle still applies to European policymaking. In the light … Continue reading

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European Court of Justice rules against free trade in renewable energy.

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) today confirmed that EU states are not obliged to make national renewable energy support schemes available to production abroad – a judgment with big implications for the region’s renewable energy sectors. The ECJ’s ruling goes against … Continue reading

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