Energy News – 49th Issue
Greece: Draft Law on Energy Communities
On 7 June 2017, the Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy launched a public consultation on the draft Law on energy communities, with duration until 26 June 2017.
The Draft Law defines energy communities as civil law partnership with exclusive aim to promote social economy, solidarity and innovation in energy, respond to energy needs, promote energy sustainability in production, storage, self-consumption, distribution and supply of energy, and to increase energy efficiency in final consumption on local and regional level. This Draft law has raised sizable attention in Greece, primary of the energy market stakeholders but also of interested individuals. Thus, the response to the consultations is considerable.