Country Report

Summary: Thematic Workshop and Policy Roundtable of the German Country Desk

On March 30, 2021, the first thematic workshop of the country desk in Germany took place, which was organised by FFU in cooperation with the Wind Energy Service Unit of the Thuringian Energy and GreenTech Agency (ThEGA). The workshop was titled "The Future of Citizen Wind Power - What Should a Regulatory Framework for Renewable Energy Communities Look Like?" Its aim was to organise a stakeholder dialogue on the transposition and implementation of the recast Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) in Germany and in the different Länder, especially with regard to the regulations addressing specifically RECs. The online event gathered 70 actors and stakeholders including policy makers from the EU, as well from the national, regional and local level.

Publication Date: 04 May 2021

Author: Michael Krug, Helena Michalke, Vincenzo Gatta, M. Rosaria Di Nucci