EU Parliament wants to speed up approval of renewables

As a matter of principle, shorter approval periods are supposed to apply to renewable energy plants. Plants for energy from wind, sun, hydropower and biomass are to be put into operation after one and a half years at the latest. The European Parliament has decided to accelerate the approval procedures. It wants to incorporate the regulations into the ongoing trilogue on the Renewable Energies Directive (RED 3) and push them through.

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