• The European Commission is expected to present, by the end of 2007, legislative proposals on how to reach a binding biofuels target for road transport of 10% by 2020 (Europolitics, October 16, 2007, p. 7) 
  •  On October 12, 2007, EU Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs, rejected, once again, during press conference, the possibility of “low carbon” nuclear energy counting as “renewable” reaffirming that there is no relation between renewable energy targets and nuclear energy. The statement was made in view of the presentation of a draft framework directive for the promotion of renewable energy, expected in early December 2007 (Europolitics, October 16, 2007, p. 9)