The course starts with basic information on Environmental Law in order to introduce the growing sector of Energy Law. The energy sector in Europe has changed rapidly over the last few years under the influence of trends towards globalization, liberalization, competition, de-monopolization, strengthening of regulation in this field. The course will cover the most important principles of international law relevant in the energy sector. The course also focuses on the implementation of the significant Energy Directives. Particular importance is given to renewable energy, energy efficiency, climate change, Kyoto Protocol, package 20-20-20, Paris 2015 consequently to the growing "green and white economy".