DLA Piper_Release_ECJ Case on Cross-border Participation in Renewable Energy Support Schemes - Free and Last?

On 28 January 2014, the European Court of Justice's Advocate General (AG) Yves Bot delivered a strong opinion in favour of cross-border participation in support schemes for renewable energy generation. If followed by the Court, it would result in a fundamental paradigm shift in European renewable energy support, with great opportunities but also challenges. In this note, we explain the facts, the issues, the ruling and the implications for renewable energy trade and support in Europe.

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