13 Jun '18, 8am

MEPs must stand firm on EU clean energy says CAN

EU energy ministers gathered in Luxembourg on Monday to discuss the state of play of the revision of three key files of the Clean Energy Package: the Energy Efficiency Directive, the Renewable Energy Directive and the Governance Regulation. There was a signal from several EU ministers in support of higher ambition on the energy targets, providing new impetus for the trialogue meetings being held today. However, from some this came with caveats which could undermine a strong 2030 climate and energy policy framework. It is therefore critical that the European Parliament persists with the essential elements of all three files in the final stage of negotiations. “The Paris Agreement requires bold and scaled up action to boost the energy transition” said Wendel Trio, Director at Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe, in reaction to the outcome of the Energy Council. “As a bare mi...

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