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DG ENER proposed in November 2016 to revise the Renewable Energy Directive and the Internal Markets Directive, which form part of the EU Commission Package “Clean Energy for All Europeans”.

The AIB is actively following the developments and continues discussions with its members, officials and stakeholders.


In November 2017 the RE-Source platform was created by SolarPower Europe, Wind Europe, RE100, CDP and WBCSD. This platform will pool resources and coordinate activities to promote a better framework for renewable energy sourcing, at EU and national level.

For example you could find here a range of policy recommendations.

Please note that AIB highly welcomes this initiative, but does not see this fully in line with our mission.

Renewable energy: Council confirms deal reached with the European Parliament   

On 27 June 2018, EU ambassadors endorsed the provisional agreement reached by the Bulgarian Presidency on the revision of the renewable energy directive. Negotiators of the Bulgarian Presidency reached a deal with the European Parliament at the fifth trilogue meeting, in the early morning of 14 June. Today's endorsement means that the Council has approved the deal.

Read the Commission press release.

Read the final text of RED II post-trilogue and

the addendum on RES GOs.

Contains the draft revised Renewable Energy, Internal Energy Market, and Energy Efficiency Directives; and the proposal for a Regulation of the IEM

The AIB's paper seeks to identify and explore the concerns of members relating to the proposed provisions for disclosure and guarantees of origin in the package, from the perspective of the AIB and its members; and to form the basis for further discussions with officials and stakeholders.