Cedric Degreef

Cedric Degreef

Cedric Degreef is a project development lawyer concentrating on energy and climate law, natural resources, and other commodities.

Cedric is well-versed in commercial contracts and regulatory advice. He has relevant expertise in renewable and conventional energy projects (including offshore and nuclear energy), oil and gas, energy efficiency, grid operation and construction, mining, commodity trading, CO2 emission trading, and the EU ETS. Cedric is also the author of several publications on energy law, and he is often a guest speaker at seminars on these subject matters.

Cedric graduated in law from the University of Antwerp (UA) in 2011. He also holds an LL.M. in European Union Law from the University College London (2012). Cedric joined the Brussels office of Stibbe in 2012.

  • Languages: Dutch, English, French
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 2012

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11.09.2019 EU law
Legal trend: climate change litigation

Articles - Climate change cases can occur in many shapes and forms. One well-known example is the Urgenda case in which the The Hague Court condemned the Dutch government in 2015 for not taking adequate measures to combat the consequences of climate change. Three years later, the Court of Justice of The Hague  upheld this decision, and it is now pending before the Dutch Supreme Court. This case is expected to set a precedent for Belgium, i.a. Since both the Belgian climate case and the Urgenda case are in their final stages of proceedings, this blog provides you with an update on climate change litigation.

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29.08.2019 BE law
Onderbenutting van het zonne-energiepotentieel van appartementsdaken: 'energiedelen' uit de schaduw

Articles - In sterk verstedelijkte gebieden is er vaak heel wat minder hernieuwbare energieproductie (cf. De Tijd 29 november 2018). Er is weinig of geen ruimte voor (grootschalige) windturbines. Er wordt dus voornamelijk gekeken in de richting van zonne-energie. Het valt echter op dat appartementsgebouwen slechts zelden beschikken over een fotovoltaïsche installatie. Wat zijn de redenen hiervoor en hoe kan hieraan worden verholpen?

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19.07.2019 BE law
De vergroening van het openbaar vervoer

Articles - Op 20 juni 2019 werd Richtlijn 2019/1161/EU aangenomen. Deze Richtlijn wijzigt Richtlijn 2009/33/EG inzake de bevordering van schone en energiezuinige wegvoertuigen, ook gekend als de ‘Clean Vehicles Directive’. De nieuwe Richtlijn voorziet in minimumstreefcijfers voor overheidsopdrachten voor bussen, lichte bedrijfsvoertuigen, en vrachtwagens.

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30.04.2019 EU law
Climate goals and energy targets: legal perspectives

Seminar - On Tuesday April 30th, Stibbe organizes a seminar on climate goals and energy targets. Climate change has incited different international and supranational institutions to issue climate goals and renewable energy targets. Both the UN and the EU have led this movement with various legal instruments.

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