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On EU Sets Binding Renewable Energy Targets After Tough Negotiations

Indeed the Commission sees the carbon price signal playing a greater role in the 2030 climate framework than it did for the 2020 targets. In the white paper published this week, the Commission states that a 40% GHG target "should by itself encourage a greater share of renewable energy in the EU of at least 27%". From this perspective, the proposed 2030 renewable target appears to be not more than business as usual. 

January 25, 2014    View Comment