Legal regulations of renewable energy law in The European Communities. Cover Image

Regulacje prawa energii odnawialnych we Wspólnotach Europejskich.
Legal regulations of renewable energy law in The European Communities.

Author(s): Michał Łęski
Subject(s): Economy, Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, Energy and Environmental Studies, EU-Legislation
Published by: Wydawnictwo Wyższej Szkoły Gospodarki Euroregionalnej im. Alcide De Gasperi w Józefowie
Keywords: renewable energy; alternative energy; RE; EU energy policy; 3x20 package; the Europe 2020 strategy;

Summary/Abstract: This article presents in shortened form the evolution of the European energy policy over the years. Starting with the post-war period, the Robert Schuman Declaration and the emergence of the European Coal and Steel Community and the Treaties of Rome is trying to show that the history of a common energy policy had its roots and was born right after the end of hostilities in 1945. Then, signed the Treaties of Rome began to be the beginning of what, since 1992 can be called as the European Union and the energy policy of the Member States and the Union. In the next section there are shown - at a glance - another attempts to pave the regulations and activities related to energy and energy policy in the united European Union. Starting from the Green and White Paper, the first statements on the liberalization of the energy market, the following directives and legislation related directly to the renewable energy sources (RE) the author goes to the latest regulations of RE and still ongoing legislative works.

  • Issue Year: 18/2013
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 447-460
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Polish