Mondaq All Regions - Austria: Energy and Natural Resources
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
After four months of negotiations, the Austrian National Council has finally reached an agreement on the amendment of the Green Electricity Act ("Ökostromnovelle").
Wolf Theiss
Since 2013, several investment treaty claims have been filed in the field of renewable energy against European member states based upon alleged breach of the Energy Charter Treaty.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
As a result of the strong decrease in electricity market pricing, green electricity plant projects cannot find a place in special promotion quotas.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
If there are two or more conflicting water use projects (eg, hydroelectric power stations), the Water Act provides for a special conflict procedure.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The Koralm pumped storage hydroelectric power plant will be constructed in Styria, Austria. With a bottleneck output of about 1 gigawatt, it will be one of the most powerful hydropower plants in Austria.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The Gas Market Model Ordinance plays a major role in the Austrian gas market, as it regulates network access and the capacity management and balancing system in Austria's three market areas: the east, Tyrol and Vorarlberg.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
What remains of the "class theory" following the ECJ's 1 July 2015 (C-461/13) ruling with regard to the "no-deterioration" clause?
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On March 5 2015 Austria's agriculture, forestry, environment and water economics minister presented a draft law to amend the Chemicals Act and the Biocidal Products Act.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The Austrian energy regulatory authority released its affirmative decision in relation to the certification of Trans Austria Gasleitung GmbH as a transmission system operator for gas.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The Bulgarian Parliament has approved a controversial 20% fee on the income of solar and wind power plants, as well as a restriction -- for all renewables -- of the amount of electricity produced that can be purchased at preferential prices.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 22 May 2013, the European Council met in Brussels to discuss two matters that are crucial for the recovery of the EU economies: energy, and tax fraud and evasion.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 30 November 2016 the European Commission published its "Winter Package" containing proposals for new rules for a consumer-centered clean energy transition.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
In August 2011 the Ministry of Economy authorised the Austrian crude oil exploration company Rohöl-Aufsuchung AG to undertake exploratory drilling for natural gas and mineral oil within the Austrian municipality of Straßwalchen.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The ECJ ruled that individual EU Member States are allowed to establish renewable energy support schemes.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The long-awaited white paper of the Commission on climate, renewable energy, and energy efficiency going forward beyond 2020 was released on 22 January 2014 (the Communication).
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 22 January 2014, the European Commission has issued a Communication on the exploration and production of hydrocarbons using high-volume hydraulic fracturing in the EU (the Communication) and Recommendations on minimum principles for the exploration and production of such hydrocarbons (the Recommendations).
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The increased capacities of intermittent renewable sources of energy have subsequently amplified the need for more back up reserves and flexibility available in a system.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
ACER (Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators) and CEER (Council of European Energy Regulators) have recently published their Annual Report on the Results of Monitoring the Internal Electricity and Natural Gas Markets in 2012.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 5 November 2013, the EU Commission published its long-awaited Guidance to Member States on state intervention in electricity markets.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
Shale gas confronts Brussels with the challenge of recognising its potential and future role in the European energy policy.
Most Popular Recent Articles
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
After four months of negotiations, the Austrian National Council has finally reached an agreement on the amendment of the Green Electricity Act ("Ökostromnovelle").
Wolf Theiss
Since 2013, several investment treaty claims have been filed in the field of renewable energy against European member states based upon alleged breach of the Energy Charter Treaty.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
If there are two or more conflicting water use projects (eg, hydroelectric power stations), the Water Act provides for a special conflict procedure.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The Gas Market Model Ordinance plays a major role in the Austrian gas market, as it regulates network access and the capacity management and balancing system in Austria's three market areas: the east, Tyrol and Vorarlberg.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
As a result of the strong decrease in electricity market pricing, green electricity plant projects cannot find a place in special promotion quotas.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 30 November 2016 the European Commission published its "Winter Package" containing proposals for new rules for a consumer-centered clean energy transition.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The Koralm pumped storage hydroelectric power plant will be constructed in Styria, Austria. With a bottleneck output of about 1 gigawatt, it will be one of the most powerful hydropower plants in Austria.
Article Search Using Filters
Related Topics
Popular Authors
Up-coming Events Search
Tools
Font Size:
Translation
Channels
Mondaq on Twitter