Development of a comprehensive policy background for RES support
Assisting Member State governments in setting up sector-specific RES
targets and action plans for 2020 (and 2030) as required by the proposed
Deriving best practice RES policy options including cooperation measures
to meet the national 2020 targets at the lowest cost for European
Producing a sound analysis of improved integration of RES policies with
emission trading, the internal energy market and innovation policy.
Providing Member State governments with detailed and scientifically based
input on diverse support policy options for RES; in this respect assisting
Member State governments in developing sound policies to foster RES market
penetration as required by the proposed RES Directive.
Providing the European Commission and Member States with scientifically
based and statistically robust indicators to measure the success of
currently implemented policies.
Proposing innovative financing schemes for lower costs and better capital
availability in RES financing.
Initiation of National Policy Processes which attempt to stimulate debate
and offer key stakeholders a meeting place to set and implement RES
targets as well as options to improve the national policies fostering RES
Assessing options to coordinate or even gradually harmonize national RES
Communication and dissemination of the project results to all major
stakeholder groups in the EU Member States.