Storage

The British government has started a review of strategic issues surrounding energy policy, partly based on the assumption that renewable energy will not be a major contribution to energy supply within 50 years.
Hydropower

Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Greece and the Netherlands will start a test phase of trading on a continental level under the administration of the Renewable Energy Certificates System (RECS). Green power suppliers in France and Belgium have expressed interest in the system and may join at a later stage.