In December 2014 the ECJ ruled on privacy in recording public spaces, dominant positions in telecoms, and green electricity.
The European Commission has outlined its goals for a competitive and low-carbon future EU economy in a proposal of the new EU framework on climate and energy for 2030, with renewable energy playing a key role in the future of European energy production.
The potential for an integrated European energy market has been a key priority for the European Union and an important topic for the Lithuanian EU Council Presidency. In order to accomplish a fully connected energy market, efforts have been made to put in place the right regulatory and infrastructure conditions.
A new report from the EWEA, the European Wind Energy Association argues that the energy produced from wind turbines in deep waters in the North Sea alone could more than meet the electricity consumption needs of the European Union.