Starting from the second half of 2020, due to the pandemic, climate change and the energy crisis caused by the Ukrainian war, the energy sector, especially renewable energy, has acquired a leading position in the Italian legislative landscape.
An important input can certainly be ascribed to the opportunities provided by the Italian National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), which, in dedicating a significant chapter to Energy, mandated the implementation of several reforms aimed at harmonizing and simplifying the authorization procedures for the construction of energy production plants.
Our Tiziana Fiorella, interviewed by ItaliaOggi on the topic of Energy, PNRR, and the green transition, commented: “[…] Despite the declared intention of simplification, the rapid succession of numerous decrees (Simplifications, Aid, Energy, Bills, PNRR), through which the regulatory framework for renewable energy has been modified and supplemented, has resulted in fragmented legislative interventions that are not always consistent, often difficult to understand, and challenging to apply for operators.
The current regulatory framework, far from achieving actual simplification, appears to have become considerably more complex due to the lack of an organic and coordinated body of regulations. We hope that in the near future, the legislator will intervene once again, standardizing the applicable laws in the Energy sector in order to facilitate operators in entrepreneurial initiatives that require clear, unambiguous, and certain rules they can rely on.”
The full focus is available here