Cross-border Assessment 2022

Dossier 3: Energy transition and Energy security

The entire report is available in English and in Dutch.

Martin Unfried

The effects of the current legal, spatial, and economic framework on renewable cross-border projects (and crossborder cooperation in times of energy crisis)

What impact does the current legal, spatial and economic framework have on cross-border cooperation on renewable energy and related climate challenges. This is related to the assumption formulated by many stakeholders that border regions are at a huge disadvantage when it comes to fulfilling their obligations regarding renewable energy targets and other energy transition goals. The focus is on German-Dutch relations.