Royal Decree Law 13/2012

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 2 May 2017

It authorises the Spanish Government to set in motion the optional cooperation mechanisms between Member States provided for in Directive 2009/28/EC, of 23rd April 2009, on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources. Among those cooperation mechanisms, are included, at least, the following:

  • Statistical transfers between Member States of a specified amount of energy from renewable sources.
  • Joint projects between Member States.
  • Joint projects between Member States and third countries.
  • Coordination of national support schemes for the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources with those established in other Member States.

Article 1 of this Royal Decree Law partially incorporates to the Spanish law the two following Directives: Directive 2009/72/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 13 July 2009, concerning common rules for the internal market in electricity; and Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 23 April 2009, on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources.

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