National Commission for solar energy established in Italy
The Italian Environmental Ministry has established the National Commission for solar energy (CNES), which aims to increase the diffusion of solar thermal and photovoltaic technology.
The members of CNES are delegates from local authorities, enterpreneursí, environmental and consumersí associations, trade unions, universities and research institutes. CNES will start working on the evaluation of solar potential in Italy and on the definition of measures to remove technical, legal and bureaucratic barriers, thus trying to meet the national objectives for solar energy. Another important aspect will be the integration of solar plants into the buildings.