Energy: Council adopts common position on decision to continue Community's Altener - a programme to promote alternative and renewable sources of energy

United Kingdom
The EU Council of Ministers has formally adopted a common position on the decision to continue with the Community's Altener Programme on promoting alternative and renewable sources of energy. An

ECU 22 million budget is provided for the Altener II Programme which should take place over the next two years. The aim of the initiative is to contribute to boosting the use of more environmentally friendly renewable sources of energy, as part of the Community's CO2 emission reduction strategy.