EU Considers Dropping Environmental Regulation For Renewables

OilPrice.com | May 11, 2022 at 11:31 AM
  • The European Union is considering relaxing environmental regulations for wind and solar projects so new capacity can be added more quickly, the Financial Times has reported, citing documents produced by Brussels.
  • It also admits that this plan could “result in the occasional killing or disturbance of birds and other protected species”.
  • As part of these efforts, it has doubled down on plans to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels as a whole and replace them with renewable energy sources such as wind and solar.