13 May 2020
Joint letter from the European renewable energy industries on permitting for new renewables investments
Getting the permitting of renewables investments right will be critical to deliver the European Green Deal. Permitting for new and repowered renewable energy projects remains today too complex to unlock the scale of renewable energy capacities required to kick start the European economy post COVID-19 and to meet Europe’s 2030 & 2050 energy & climate targets. The European renewable energy industries called on the European Commission to ensure Member States 1) transpose and enforce the new EU rules on simplified permitting for 2030; 2) beef up administrative and human resources to process permit applications and 3) ensure the industry can deploy the most efficient technology available for a specific site.
Read the joint letter