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Journal Cover RELP - Renewable Energy Law and Policy
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     ISSN (Print) 1869-4942
     Published by Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft Homepage  [12 journals]
  • Africa: Transforming Africa’s Energy Sector: Lessons from
           International Experience
    • Abstract: RELP 2 2014 Country Reports 191
      Africa
      Transforming Africa’s Energy Sector: Lessons from International
      Experience
      Kenneth K Odero*
      What lessons can Africa learn from international experience in implementing renewable energy
      projects? Experience suggests that choice of policy instruments, policy design, and complexity
      of the policy package (or regulatory regime) should be tailored to the actual conditions
      of the system in the type of market, supply or dem
      PubDate: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:08:04 +010
       
  • Sweden: Role of Municipal Policy in Renewable Energy Use in Transportation
           in Sweden
    • Abstract: RELP 2 2014 Country Reports 179
      Sweden
      Role of Municipal Policy in Renewable Energy
      Use in Transportation in Sweden
      Ari Lampinen*
      In 2009 the European Union set a binding requirement for allMember States to reach aminimum
      of 10 % share for renewable energy sources in transport energy consumption by 2020.
      Sweden is the only country, which already met this target and municipal policies have had
      large role in this achievement. Swedish municipalities have crea
      PubDate: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:06:42 +010
       
  • Germany: Grid Parity of PV-Installations: A Full Comparison Considering
           all Taxes and Levies on ...
    • Abstract: 172 Country Reports RELP 2 2014
      Germany
      Grid Parity of PV-Installations: A Full Comparison Considering all
      Taxes and Levies on the Power Consumption of Private Households
      in Germany
      Sven Bode and Helmuth-M.Groscurth*
      In the discussion about the cost of electricity from photovoltaic (PV) systems, a so-called
      ‘grid parity’ is regularly mentioned. It is said to have been reached by now. According to
      this line of argument, electricity production costs from
      PubDate: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:05:41 +010
       
  • European Union: A Research Agenda for Shale Gas: Challenges to a Coherent
           Regulation in the ...
    • Abstract: 150 Biofuels in South Asia: Connecting the Dots RELP 2 2014
      Biofuels in South Asia: Connecting the Dots
      Kaushik Ranjan Bandyopadhyay and Kasturi Das*
      Biofuels are being promoted in South Asian region primarily in blended form with petrol
      and diesel in order to reduce South Asia’s oil import dependence, make the region energy
      secure, and also as a socially and environmentally benign fuel. However, given the multipronged
      challenges confronting the conventional biofu
      PubDate: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:03:21 +010
       
  • Biofuels in South Asia: Connecting the Dots
    • Abstract: 150 Biofuels in South Asia: Connecting the Dots RELP 2 2014
      Biofuels in South Asia: Connecting the Dots
      Kaushik Ranjan Bandyopadhyay and Kasturi Das*
      Biofuels are being promoted in South Asian region primarily in blended form with petrol
      and diesel in order to reduce South Asia’s oil import dependence, make the region energy
      secure, and also as a socially and environmentally benign fuel. However, given the multipronged
      challenges confronting the conventional biofu
      PubDate: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:01:00 +010
       
  • Privatization of Electricity Industry in Nigeria: Lessons from Europe and
           United States of America
    • Abstract: 136 Reappraising the Privatization of Electricity Industry in Nigeria RELP 2 2014
      Privatization of Electricity Industry in Nigeria:
      Lessons from Europe and United States of
      America
      Peter Olaoye Olalere*
      Electric energy plays a pivotal role in the global economic
      development, hence the developing countries
      have inadequate electricity supply compared to their
      developed counterparts. Inadequate access to electricity
      hinders development in Nigeria and the
      PubDate: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:59:27 +010
       
  • Road to Paris COP21: Towards Soft Global Governance for Climate
           Change?
    • Abstract: 130 Road to Paris COP21: Towards Soft Global Governance for Climate Change? RELP 2 2014
      Road to Paris COP21: Towards Soft Global
      Governance for Climate Change?
      Rafael Leal-Arcas* and Luigi Carafa**
      This article explores recent climate policy developments in China, the United States (US),
      and the European Union (EU), as well as their implications for a new global climate regime,
      expected in December 2015 in Paris. The road to Paris is marked by a shift from global ef
      PubDate: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:57:21 +010
       
  • The EU Energy Market Regulation Puzzle: Is There Still a Way Out?
    • Abstract: RELP 2 2014 The EU Energy Market Regulation Puzzle 121
      The EU Energy Market Regulation Puzzle: Is
      There Still a Way Out?
      The Case for a Fourth Energy Package Along Completely Different
      Lines
      Fernando Cordero Martínez*
      I. Introduction
      TheEUwas foundedonthewake ofWWII as ameans
      of preventing another major armed conflict among
      European nations under the very ‘mercantilistic’ assumption
      that boosting trade and commerce,
      through the creation
      PubDate: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:53:23 +010
       
  • The Political Economy of Joining in the Global Value Chain (GVC) of
           Biodiesel
    • Abstract: RELP 2 2014 The Political Economy of Joining in the Global Value Chain (GVC) of Biodiesel 107
      The Political Economy of Joining in the Global
      Value Chain (GVC) of Biodiesel
      Comparative Case Study Analysis of Jatropha Production
      Nazia Mintz-Habib*
      Sustainable development initiatives inspire almost
      universal praise today since they offerwin-win options
      for developing countries. Although many reports on
      this topic offer plans, strategies, andmeasures, the deba
      PubDate: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:51:57 +010
       
  • Controlling the Fulfillment of the EU Sustainability Criteria for Biofuels
           (on the basis of ...
    • Abstract: RELP 2 2014 National Regulatory Possibilities in Respect of Solid Recovered Fuel 87
      National Regulatory Possibilities in Respect of
      Solid Recovered Fuel
      Topi Turunen and Kim Talus*
      I. Introduction
      This article examines the possibility of removing solid
      recovered fuels and gas derived from waste (hereinafter
      referred to as ‘SRF’ and ‘SRF gas’) from the
      classification of waste under European Union (EU)
      law. The same criteria on such removal are
      PubDate: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:47:36 +010
       
  • National Regulatory Possibilities in Respect of Solid Recovered Fuel
    • Abstract: RELP 2 2014 National Regulatory Possibilities in Respect of Solid Recovered Fuel 87
      National Regulatory Possibilities in Respect of
      Solid Recovered Fuel
      Topi Turunen and Kim Talus*
      I. Introduction
      This article examines the possibility of removing solid
      recovered fuels and gas derived from waste (hereinafter
      referred to as ‘SRF’ and ‘SRF gas’) from the
      classification of waste under European Union (EU)
      law. The same criteria on such removal are
      PubDate: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:45:16 +010
       
  • Editorial
    • Abstract: RELP 2 2014 Editorial 85
      Editorial
      This issue brings together seven very interesting articles and four country reports. The
      first article is written by Topi Turunen and Kim Talus, and examines the possibility of
      removing solid recovered fuels and gas derived from waste. By doing so, it examines
      the applicable European Union (EU) law concerning waste. Evgenia Pavlovskaia is the
      author of the second article, which is a continuation of her previous work published

      PubDate: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:31:12 +010
       
  • Germany: Biogas Injection Into the Gas Supply Network in the Federal
           Republic of Germany
    • Abstract: RELP 1 2014 Country Report 79
      Country Report
      Germany
      Biogas Injection Into the Gas Supply Network in the Federal
      Republic of Germany
      Dr. Gerrit Volk*
      I. Introduction
      Biogas is produced primarily through the fermentation
      of biogenic substrates. The substrates used in
      this process comemainly fromenergy plants such as
      maize, as well as from slurry and bio waste. The biogas
      produced consists of a maximum of 60 %
      methane. So that the gas is
      PubDate: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:15:24 +010
       
  • The Impact of Support Schemes on RES Installations and Retail Electricity
           Prices
    • Abstract: RELP 1 2014 The Impact of Support Schemes on RES Installations and Retail Electricity Prices 67
      The Impact of Support Schemes on RES
      Installations and Retail Electricity Prices
      Nil Atmaca and Ilaria Lojodice*
      Integrating RES technologies into electricitymarkets required supportmechanisms fromthe
      EU Member States to encourage investors. The impact of support mechanisms on RES installations
      and retail electricity prices are tackled through our wide range research. Dec
      PubDate: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:13:05 +010
       
  • Climate Change and Renewable Energy as a Super Trump for EU Trade Law
    • Abstract: 60 Climate Change and Renewable Energy as a Super Trump for EU Trade Law RELP 1 2014
      Climate Change and Renewable Energy as a
      Super Trump for EU Trade Law
      However all Essent clear
      Geert van Calster*
      Essent, Joined Cases C-204/12 to C-208/12,1 in conjunction with Case C-573/12
      Ålands Vindkraft,2 completes the promotion of climate change governance as a super trump
      in the application of European Union trade law. The cycle arguably started with Outokompu
      Oy,
      PubDate: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:10:29 +010
       
  • Judgment of 1st July 2014 in Ålands Vindkraft AB v Energimyndigheten
    • Abstract: 40 Renewable Energy and WTO Law: More Policy Space or Enhanced Disciplines? RELP 1 2014
      Renewable Energy and WTO Law: More Policy
      Space or Enhanced Disciplines?
      Thomas Cottier*
      I. Introduction
      The shift to renewable energy is of key importance
      to decarbonisation of economies and to achieving effective
      results addressing global warming and rapid
      climate change. Enhanced recourse in the production
      of electricity – the main driver and engine of modern
      PubDate: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:09:12 +010
       
  • Renewable Energy and WTO Law: More Policy Space or Enhanced
           Disciplines?
    • Abstract: 40 Renewable Energy and WTO Law: More Policy Space or Enhanced Disciplines? RELP 1 2014
      Renewable Energy and WTO Law: More Policy
      Space or Enhanced Disciplines?
      Thomas Cottier*
      I. Introduction
      The shift to renewable energy is of key importance
      to decarbonisation of economies and to achieving effective
      results addressing global warming and rapid
      climate change. Enhanced recourse in the production
      of electricity – the main driver and engine of modern
      PubDate: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:06:42 +010
       
  • The Reform of the Renewable Energy Sources Act
           (Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz/EEG) 2014 in Germany
    • Abstract: 26 The Reform of the Renewable Energy Sources Act 2014 in Germany RELP 1 2014
      The Reform of the Renewable Energy Sources
      Act (Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz/EEG) 2014
      in Germany
      Thomas Brunn and Roman Sprenger*
      I. Introduction
      Last year Germany, alongwith China, theUSA, Brazil
      and Canada, was again one of the five leading countries
      as regards installed capacity to generate electricity
      from renewable energy sources.1 The share of renewable
      energy sou
      PubDate: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:02:47 +010
       
  • Legal Aspects of the Promotion of Renewable Energy within the EU and in
           Relation to the EU’s ...
    • Abstract: RELP 1 2014 Legal Aspects of the Promotion of Renewables within the EU 3
      Legal Aspects of the Promotion of Renewable
      Energy within the EU and in Relation to the
      EU’s Obligation in the WTO
      Rafael Leal-Arcas* and Andrew Filis**
      I. Introduction
      The principal aim of this paper is to present the issue
      of renewable energy policy development at the
      European Union (EU) level against the backdrop of
      EU law and, more importantly, against the backdrop
      of
      PubDate: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:01:06 +010
       
  • Editorial
    • Abstract: RELP 1 2014 Editorial 1
      Editorial
      This issue brings together five very interesting articles and a country report. Rafael Leal-
      Arcas and Andrew Filis, authors of the first article, analyze the legal aspects of the promotion
      of renewable energy within the European Union (EU) and in relation to the
      EU’s obligation in the World Trade Organization (WTO). Both energy and the EU, albeit
      for different reasons inherent to them, are complex affairs. EU renewable energy
      PubDate: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:51:56 +010
       
 
 
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