01 Dec '16, 4pm

European Union Climate Policies Aim To Cut CO2 Emissions By 40% By 2030, Lead Clean Energy Transition

European Union Climate Policies Aim To Cut CO2 Emissions By 40% By 2030, Lead Clean Energy Transition

“The Commission wants the EU to lead the clean energy transition, not only adapt to it,” the European Commission wrote in its press release announcing the plans, adding that the proposals have three main goals: “putting energy efficiency first, achieving global leadership in renewable energies, and providing a fair deal for consumers.” The Commission believes the proposed changes will give citizens across the Union better choice of energy supply, access to reliable energy price comparison tools, and the potential to produce and sell their own electricity. Additionally, the Commission is aiming to increase transparency and develop better regulation which will give more opportunities for society to become more involved in the energy system. The “Winter Package” of climate policies also intends to introduce a number of measures which will protect the most vulnerable customers.

Full article: https://cleantechnica.com/2016/12/01/european-union-clima...

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