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Act on Promotion of Renewable Energy (No. 122 of 2015).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2013 (2015)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Energy, Environment gen., Sea, Water
Keyword
Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes Energy conservation/energy production Environmental standards Hydropower generation Internal trade Renewable energy Subsidy/incentive Climate change Basic legislation Protection of habitats
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The purpose of this Act is to promote the production of renewable energy sources in accordance to climatic, environmental and socio-economic considerations and in order to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, security of supply by reducing emissions of CO2 and other green-house gases. The Act applies to land and offshore areas, as well as the exclusive economic zone. Energinet.dk is the supervising authority for the registration, use and supply of energy originated from wind turbines. The Climate,

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Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

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Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2011/92/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

Keyword: EIA, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

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Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

Legislation | European Union | 1992

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Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources and amending and subsequently repealing Directives 2001/77/EC and 2003/30/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Bioenergy, Biofuel, Renewable energy, Basic legislation, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2008/99/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of the environment through criminal law.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

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Directive 2009/72/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning common rules for the internal market in electricity and repealing Directive 2003/54/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Environmental standards, Climate change, Ozone layer

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order No. 126 on subsidies for electricity produced by certain photovoltaic and other renewable energy other than wind turbines.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Renewable energy, Energy conservation/energy production, Natural gas, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Bioenergy, Subsidy/incentive

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1401 on adjustment of compensation to certain wind turbines.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Renewable energy, Energy conservation/energy production, Equity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 125 on surcharges applied to electricity produced by photovoltaic plants connected to the grid on 20 November 2012 or later.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Internal trade, Renewable energy, Royalties/fees

Source: FAO, FAOLEX