Victoria gets ready to REZ: Discussion Paper on renewable energy zones (REZ) released ahead of Implementation Plan due in July

Victoria joins New South Wales and Queensland in decentralising the path towards “Net Zero”, setting out a roadmap for development of its renewable energy zones (REZ), including the establishment of VicGrid to oversee planning and development, and allocating a AUS$540 million REZ Fund in the State Budget. Snapshot A new entity ‘VicGrid’ is being established … Read more

EEG 2021 – New German Renewable Energies Act in force from 1 January 2021

The new German Renewable Energies Act 2021 (“EEG 2021”) was finally passed on 18 December 2020 and came into force on 1 January 2021, subject to certain exemptions. The EEG 2021 aims to promote the further expansion of renewable energies and the energy transition in Germany, and achieve greenhouse gas (“GHG”) neutrality by 2050. Setting … Read more