The Renewable Energy Progress Report: Accompanying document to the Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament. The Renewable Energy Progress Report: Commission Report in accordance with Article 3 of Directive 2001/77/EC, Article 4(2) of Directive 2003/30/EC and on the implementation of the EU Biomass Action Plan
Commision of the European Communities
Subject headingsEnergy Policy
This document accompanies COM(2009)XXX which outlines the progress the European Union is making developing renewable energy. The Communication recalls the European policy framework for renewable energy1: the importance of renewable energy for meeting our climate change and sustainability objectives, improving the security of our energy supply and developing an innovative European renewable energy industry to generate jobs and wealth for Europe. This document provides the background material and analysis supporting the results presented in the Communication. It provides a summary of the detailed analysis undertaken for or by the Commission which explored the rate of progress and barriers to further growth in renewable energy and the impacts of biofuels in transport, as required under Directive 2003/30/EC.
Number of pages62P.
DescriptionCOM (2005) 628
SEC (2009) 503 final
COM (2009) 192 final