Ambitious ESG legislation and call for careful action to Austrian banks and insurers – The Austrian Renewable Energy Expansion Act Package 2021

On July 7, 2021, the Austrian Federal Parliament passed the Renewable Energy Expansion Act Package[1] (REEAP), consisting of the main Renewable Energy Expansion Act[2] (REEA) itself and of concomitant changes to the following federal statutes[3]: Green Electricity Act 2012[4] Electricity Sector Act 2010[5] Natural Gas Act 2011[6] Energy Steering Act 2012[7] Federal Act on the Regulatory Authority […]