Removal of obstacles especially in relation to permitting is one of the recommendations published by an Electrification Alliance.

Members of the alliance, including WindEurope and Eurelectric, released its priorities for “fit for 55%” package. Recommendations for the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive indicates that removal of obstacles to solar, wind and electricity grid deployment should include developing guidelines and benchmarks for good practices to support Member States in the implementation of the current RED II provisions with the necessary respect for environmental considerations.

Joint Position Paper of the Electrification Alliance has been released on 1st of June ahead of final works of the European Commission on its “fit for 55%” package of revisions i.e. Renewable Energy Directive, Energy Efficiency Directive, Energy Taxation Directive, EU ETS Directive. It will be presented mid-July by the European Commission.

Full text of the Joint Position: