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Energy

Directive 2009-72-EC : IEM (Internal Electricity Market) Directive Directive 2009-72-EC- Electricity.pdf (1.247kb) Download

of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 concerning common rules for the internal market in electricity and repealing Directive 2003/54/EC

Directive 2009-28-EC : RES (Renewable Energy Sources) Directive 2009-28-EC - RES Directive.pdf (1.337kb) Download

of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources and amending and subsequently repealing Directives 2001/77/EC and 2003/30/EC

Directive 2012-27-EC (Energy Efficiency) 2012-27-EC - Energy Efficiency Directive.pdf (1.180kb) Download

of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on energy efficiency, amending Directives 2009/125/EC and 2010/30/EU and repealing Directives 2004/8/EC and 2006/32/EC

Non-Energy

Directive 2005-29-EC : Unfair Commercial Practices Directive 2005-29-EC Unfair Consumer Practices Directive.pdf (142kb) Download

of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2005 concerning unfair business-to-consumer commercial practices in the internal market and amending Council Directive 84/450/EEC, Directives 97/7/EC, 98/27/EC and 2002/65/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council

May 2016 Guidance document Chapter 5.1 refers to Environmental Claim May 2016 Guidance document - see 5.1.pdf (1.896kb) Download
Directive 2004/22/EC : Measurement Instrument Directive of the European Parliament and the Council on measurement instruments 2004-22-EC - Measurement Instrument Directive.pdf (456kb) Download
Directive 2004/101/EC : Linking Directive 2004-101-EC EC GHG Linking Directive.pdf (62kb) Download

of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 October 2004 amending Directive 2003/87/EC establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community, in respect of the Kyoto Protocol’s project mechanisms

Directive 2003/87/EC : GHG Emissions Trading Directive 2003-87-EC GHG Emissions Trading Directive.pdf (166kb) Download

of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 2003 establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community and amending Council Directive 96/61/EC

Kyoto Protocol Kyoto Protocol.pdf (77kb) Download

Although not a European Union document, this is included given its significance to environmental legislation

Directive 2003/30/EC : Biofuels Directive 2003-30-EC Promotion of biofuels.pdf (101kb) Download

of the European Parliament and Council regarding the promotion of the use of biofuels or other renewable fuels for transport

Summaries of EU legislation

The Summaries of EU legislation inform on the main aspects of the European legislation, policies and activities in a clear, easy-to-read and concise way. These Summaries are intended for a general, non-specialized audience and cover 32 topics corresponding to the activities of the European Union.

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