The aim of this action was to facilitate and guide the RES policy dialogue for the period towards 2030. This strategic initiative aimed for an intense stakeholder dialogue aimed at establishing a European vision of a joint future RES policy framework.
The dialogue process was coupled with in-depth and continuous analysis of relevant topics that include RES in all energy sectors but with more detailed analyses for renewable electricity. The work was based on results from the IEE project beyond2020, where policy pathways with different degrees of harmonisation have been analysed for the post 2020 period. Towards2030-dialogue directly built on these outcomes: it complemented, adapted and extended the assessment to the evolving policy process in Europe. The added value of Towards2030-dialogue included the analysis of alternative policy pathways for 2030, such as the (partial) opening of national support schemes, the clustering of regional support schemes as well as options to coordinate and align national schemes, and an impact assessment of different target setting options for 2030, discussing advanced concepts for related effort sharing.
CEPS led WP2 “Stakeholder Dialogue”; the aim of this work package was to plan, coordinate and formalise the consultation process.