The energy transition also runs through public authorities: let’s take stock of the situation

The energy efficiency potential, also given the growing need to determine alternatives to gas supply, is at the core of the national public debate and represents one of the pillars of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) in the broader perspective of the ecological transition goals imposed at both European and national level.

Recovery and Resilience Plan – Ministry of the Ecological Transition published calls for tenders for funding of green hydrogen production

On March 23, 2022, the Ministry of the Ecological Transition (“MET”), published a call for tender concerning project proposals relating to research and development activities, to be financed within the Recovery and Resilience Plan (“RRP”), in hydrogen matters (the “Tender”).

GSE announces the next eighth procedure for Registers and Auctions provided for by the RES1 Decree pursuant to Legislative Decree No. 199/2021

Legislative Decree No. 199/2021 concerning the "Implementation of Directive 2018/2001/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2018 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources" (the "Decree"), as mentioned in our previous Newsletter, has envisaged new incentive mechanisms, for the regulation and identification of the relevant tariffs it will be necessary to attend subsequent decrees of the Ministry of Energy Transition.

The transposition of RED II Directive into the National Legislation: the main amendments introduced through the Decree published in the Italian Official Gazette

By means of the By means of the Legislative Decree no. 199/2021 published in the Italian Official Gazette no. 285 of 30 November 2021 (the “Decree”) and which will entry into force starting from 15 December 2021, the Italian Legislator has implemented the Directive 2018/2001/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2018 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources.

Simplification Bis Decree: main innovations on contaminated sites’ reclamation and the possibility of their optimization

The Simplifications Bis Decree introduced, inter alia, significant innovations in the environmental field, with the main purpose of “speeding up the procedures for the reclamation of contaminated sites and the reconversion of industrial sites to be used for the implementation of the projects identified in the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (the “PNRR”)”.

The Emilia-Romagna region provides the first Guidelines for new solar power plants in quarries and closed landfills

Through Resolution no. 1458/2021, the Emilia-Romagna Regional Council approved the “Guidelines for the implementation of the Legislative Assembly Resolution (“DAL”) dated 6 December 2010, no. 28, to promote the construction of photovoltaic plants on dismissed quarry sites” (“Regional Guidelines”), which provide guidelines to promote the development of renewables plants in dismissed quarry sites, also defining, whilst awaiting possible state coordination, the requirements for so-called “floating” and “agrivoltaic” plants.

The results related to the sixth procedure for registration in Registers and Auctions regulated under the FER1 Decree and the launch of the seventh and last procedure

The results related to the sixth procedure for registration in Registers and Auctions regulated under the FER1 Decree and the launch of the seventh and last procedure; opening of the seventh and final procedure for registration in Registers and Auctions regulated under the FER1 Decree.