RES Legal News

Newsletter 2/2014

We are delighted to announce that the RES LEGAL Europe database has been thoroughly revised and updated. The database covers all relevant support schemes, grid issues and policies for renewable energy sources in three energy sectors – electricity, heating & cooling and transport – not only for all 28 EU Member States, but also for the EFTA Member States as well as some accession countries. 

Moreover, the RES LEGAL Europe database now also contains information on support schemes and grid connection regulations for renewable electricity in the Energy Community Contracting Parties: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYR of Macedonia, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine

You can access the updated information on the current legal and political framework for RES free of charge at: 

Concerning support schemes for electricity from renewable energy sources, some of the most important changes to the RES Legal Europe database include the following: 

New feed-in and premium tariffs in: Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, Slovenia and the United Kingdom
New feed-in conditions in France
Completely new support schemes in: Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and new financing scheme in the United Kingdom

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Welcome to RES LEGAL Europe, the website on regulations on renewable energy generation ...

Here you will find information on the important legislation on the support schemes, grid issues and policies for energy from renewable sources covering all three energy sectors: electricity, heating & cooling and transport. The scope of this database covers all the EU 28 Member States, the EFTA Countries and the Members of the Energy Community. RES LEGAL Europe will help you gather, analyse and compare information on renewable energy policies. The website offers links to all relevant original legislation, is free of charge and is updated on a regular basis. 

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