Renewables law could lock EU into costly burning technologies

REDII could lock EU member states into expensive and polluting waste-to-energy technologies that contradict the circular economy and climate objectives

  The Renewable Energy Directive has encouraged the practice of burning mixed municipal solid waste (MSW) to generate ‘renewable’ energy,…

Full text: https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/renewables-law-could-lock-eu-into-costly-burning-technologies/

Author

Janek Vahk

Source

EurActiv, 2018-04-09.

Supplier

European Council

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