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Jones Day
The Conseil d'État (France's Administrative Supreme Court) has ruled that the public service obligation to supply natural gas at regulated tariffs in France contravened EU law.
Dentons
The market of renewable energies has shown fast growth. With global costs driving down due to the increased prevalence of competitive tendering...
Jones Day
Such transition was required by the European Commission, which considers feed-in tariffs as State aids and requests a more stringent review of such aids.
Gowling WLG
In response to this trend, institutional investors are contributing to the growth in the number of members in the financial sector required to engage in environmental reporting.
Jones Day
On March 9, 2016, the French administrative Supreme Court ("Conseil d'Etat") issued a noteworthy ruling regarding the French Energy Economy Certificates ("Certificats d'économie d'énergie" or CEE).
Orrick
French hydrocarbon deposits produced 790 tonnes of oil and 0.3 tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe) of natural gas in 2013, representing roughly 2 per cent of France's annual consumption.
McDermott Will & Emery AARPI
On 15 September 2011, the French Energy Regulation Committee (CRE) issued a set of rules covering the applicable conditions for the new tender process for photovoltaic (PV) projects in France with a capacity exceeding 250kw.
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
The French government announced last week that it will launch in May 2011 a tender for 10 billion Euros of offshore wind farms with a total capacity of 3000 megawatts (MW), stretching along the French coast.
Eversheds
Despite the opposition to the proposed French Government's plans to impose a three (3) month moratorium on new solar projects that qualify for current power purchase feed in tariff, the Decree was voted in on Thursday 9 and published last Friday.
Eversheds
Following a governmental meeting on solar power, François Fillon, the French Prime Minister, announced the decision to impose a four month moratorium on new solar power projects eligible for the current legal power purchase obligation feed in tariff.
Jones Day
With tenfold growth between 2005 and 2009, wind-powered energy is and should continue to be a booming sector in France in the coming decades.
Jones Day
In 2009, France committed to an overall objective of 23 percent of renewable electricity production by 2020 in the context of the EU Climate Change Package.
Jones Day
The strong incentives developed by France for solar power projects over the last years have paid off beyond expectation.
Jones Day
With a factor 10 growth between 2005 and 2009, wind-powered energy is a booming sector in France. In 2009 alone, building permits for wind power projects representing an overall capacity of 4,000 megawatts ("MW") have been granted by the French authorities.
Eversheds
Following the announcement by the French government late last year that they had approved their first domestic Joint Implementation (JI) project, this note has been prepared to act as a guide to JI projects, explain how the French domestic project works and to discuss the significance of the project in the context of the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions under the Kyoto Protocol.
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Dentons
The market of renewable energies has shown fast growth. With global costs driving down due to the increased prevalence of competitive tendering...
Jones Day
On March 9, 2016, the French administrative Supreme Court ("Conseil d'Etat") issued a noteworthy ruling regarding the French Energy Economy Certificates ("Certificats d'économie d'énergie" or CEE).
Gowling WLG
In response to this trend, institutional investors are contributing to the growth in the number of members in the financial sector required to engage in environmental reporting.
Jones Day
Such transition was required by the European Commission, which considers feed-in tariffs as State aids and requests a more stringent review of such aids.
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