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Procedure : 2016/0382(COD)
Document stages in plenary
Document selected : A8-0392/2017

Texts tabled :

A8-0392/2017

Debates :

PV 15/01/2018 - 12
CRE 15/01/2018 - 12
PV 12/11/2018 - 14
CRE 12/11/2018 - 14

Votes :

PV 17/01/2018 - 10.4
CRE 17/01/2018 - 10.4
Explanations of votes
PV 13/11/2018 - 4.5
Explanations of votes

Texts adopted :

P8_TA(2018)0009
P8_TA(2018)0444

Texts adopted
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Tuesday, 13 November 2018 - Strasbourg Final edition
Promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources ***I
P8_TA(2018)0444A8-0392/2017
Resolution
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European Parliament legislative resolution of 13 November 2018 on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (recast) (COM(2016)0767 – C8-0500/2016 – 2016/0382(COD))

(Ordinary legislative procedure – recast)

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2016)0767),

–  having regard to Article 294(2) and Article 194(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C8‑0500/2016),

–  having regard to the opinion of the Committee on Legal Affairs on the proposed legal basis,

–  having regard to Article 294(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee of 26 April 2017(1),

–  after consulting the Committee of the Regions,

–  having regard to the Interinstitutional Agreement of 28 November 2001 on a more structured use of the recasting technique for legal acts(2),

–  having regard to the letter of 20 October 2017 from the Committee on Legal Affairs to the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy in accordance with Rule 104(3) of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the provisional agreement approved by the committee responsible under Rule 69f(4) of its Rules of Procedure and the undertaking given by the Council representative by letter of 26 June 2018 to approve Parliament’s position, in accordance with Article 294(4) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

–  having regard to Rules 104, 59 and 39 of its Rules of Procedure,

–  having regard to the report of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy and the opinions of the Committee on Development, the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development and the Committee on Petitions (A8-0392/2017),

A.  whereas, according to the Consultative Working Party of the legal services of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission, the Commission proposal does not include any substantive amendments other than those identified as such in the proposal and whereas, as regards the codification of the unchanged provisions of the earlier acts together with those amendments, the proposal contains a straightforward codification of the existing texts, without any change in their substance;

1.  Adopts its position at first reading hereinafter set out(3), taking into account the recommendations of the Consultative Working Party of the legal services of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission;

2.  Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it replaces, substantially amends or intends to substantially amend its proposal

3.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the national parliaments.

(1) OJ C 246, 28.7.2017, p. 55.
(2) OJ C 77, 28.3.2002, p. 1.
(3) This position replaces the amendments adopted on 17 January 2018 (Texts adopted, P8_TA(2018)0009).


Position of the European Parliament adopted at first reading on 13 November 2018 with a view to the adoption of Directive (EU) 2018/… of the European Parliament and of the Council on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources
P8_TC1-COD(2016)0382

(As an agreement was reached between Parliament and Council, Parliament's position corresponds to the final legislative act, Directive (EU) 2018/2001.)

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