Greece: Law 3851/2010 Accelerating the development of Renewable Energy Sources to deal with climate change and other regulations addressing issues

Law No. 3851 enhances the development of renewable energy sources for assessing the impact of climatic change and is bringing forth other provisions on issues falling under the competence of the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change.

In addition to producing electric power from renewable energy sources, as set forth in law No. 3468/2006, the present law establishes climate protection as another strategic objective, of the highest importance for the country, in environmental and energetic terms. The text of the law makes amendments to various legislative texts regarding this issue. Articles 2 to 11establish procedures for obtaining a license to produce electric power, the approval of environmental impacts of the plants and the environment in general.

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