It will take them four and a half hours to reach an agreement. On Tuesday evening, January 24, during a meeting in the Joint Joint Committee (CMP), the deputies and senators finally reached an agreement on the bill dedicated to renewable energies.
The most heated negotiations between the deputies and senators, in particular, focused on the planning of areas for the acceleration of deployment of renewable energies with the consent of municipalities and possible exclusion zones. Another sensitive subject is the supervision of agrovoltaism, which combines agriculture and energy production.
The compromise version found on Tuesday will go to a final vote in both chambers. While the Assembly must decide on the text for the last time on Tuesday, January 31, the date for the vote in the Senate has not yet been set.
Government welcomes “cross-party work”
At the end of a closed-door meeting between representatives of the various political forces in Parliament, Prime Minister Elizabeth Bourne welcomed the deal. on TwitterResult a “Transparty work”, Based on it.
“I welcome the spirit of responsibility. On the way to the final vote! »He has on his side in twitter Transitional Minister of Energy Agnes Panier-Runacher.
The executive at the Bourbon Palace is still hoping to win the support of Socialist MPs and independents from the Liot Group in this final vote, as in the first reading on January 10, to avoid disappointment.
The bill seeks to simplify procedures to compensate for France’s delay in renewable energy. In the Assembly, he was categorically opposed by the deputies of Les Républicains and the National Rally, criticizing “inconvenience” Onshore wind turbines. The Senate, with its right-wing majority, for its part, mostly adopted the text in the first reading in early November.
A study published on Tuesday showed that France should not meet the targets set for the consumption of renewable electricity between 2019 and 2023.
For onshore wind power, an official target of 24.1 GW of installed capacity has been set by the end of 2023. “not available”The country will barely reach 20 GW at the end of September 2022, notes the annual barometer published by Observ’ER.
On the photovoltaic side, despite the increased growth rate from 2021, etc “The recovery is partially confirmed in 2022 (…) the sector is still not on the right trajectory”adds the observatory, which is based on data from Enedis and EDF, among other things.
Source: Le Monde
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