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Call for abstracts: 11th EELF Conference

15 April 2024

Sustainable Energy: Still United in Diversity? Integrating energy, climate and environmental law in times of geopolitical instability

The 11th EELF Conference will be hosted by the Groningen Centre of Energy Law and Sustainability (GCELS) between 28 and 31 August 2024. The conference looks at legal developments towards sustainable energy in Europe, which was also the focus of the 1st EELF Conference in Groningen back in 2013. This includes manifold legal aspects of energy production, infrastructure, consumption and efficiency as well as intersections with nature conservation, water management, circular economy, product design and other relevant fields of regulation.

The three general themes are

  1. Defining sustainability
  2. Enabling sustainable energy transition and
  3. Incentivising sustainable energy transition.

Each theme should be seen in a multi-level governance perspective. We can indeed observe a great variety of activities at international, EU and Member State levels and on all three themes. However, approaches differ considerably from state to state and are not always smoothly coordinated. The regulatory arrangements are continuously under construction and much is still in an experimental or incremental stage.

Against this backdrop, the need for professional debate becomes clear, especially for comparative discussions about different national and regional approaches and experiences, as well as the overarching (European) framework. Contributions from environmental and energy lawyers, environmental scientists as well as scholars with a background in law and economics are more than welcome.

Would you like to send to EELF in an abstract for this conference? You can do so until 15 May 2024.

You can find more information about the conference and abstracts by clicking the link below.

Last modified:17 April 2024 11.48 a.m.

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