EU to speed up licensing of renewable energy projects

Armed with a new emergency directive ordered by the union’s heads of state and government, the EU Commission plans to expedite licensing of wind, solar, and heat pump additions as a part of efforts to rapidly achieve energy sovereignty.

Det næste år skal detfor eksempel være meget hurtigere at få solceller på sit tag ifølge en ny nødforordning om vedvarende energiprojekter, som EU-Kommissionen har foreslået. | Photo: Jacob Ehrbahn

Licensing procedures need simplifying to accelerate the renewable energy build-out, concluded the European Council in a meeting held in Brussels on Oct. 20 – the aim being to both ensure cheaper energy sources and wean the EU off Russian fuel imports as quickly as possible.

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