The final goal is 100% renewable energy by 2050

Report: Europe could halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

By 2030, Europe could be generating more than 40% of its energy from renewables, using 38% less energy than in 2005 and emitting 50% less greenhouse gases than it did in 1990, a new WWF report shows.

“Achieving such levels would put the EU on track to deliver a 100% renewably powered energy system by 2050 at the latest,” says the report, Re-energising Europe, prepared for WWF by the Ecofys consultancy.

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Tags: energy-savings, ‘sustainable energy for all’, decarbonisation, industry, buildings, bioenergy, hydro-powered geothermal energy, solar power, biomass industry, gas


EurActiv, 2013-02-13.


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