WTO Law on Subsidies and Local Content Rules in the Renewable Energy Sector
Article from: OGEL 5 (2022), in Roundup of Articles
(Addendum 16/01/2023) The WTO legal framework on subsidies and local content requirements applies to renewable energy projects executed by Member States globally. This article analyses the constrains that WTO law places on the support Member States can provide through local content requirements in subsidy regimes used for renewable energy projects. Considering the growth of offshore renewable energy globally and the widespread use of local content requirements, it is crucial to determine whether the WTO rules will affect offshore renewable energy growth globally. The ...