20 Mar '17, 9am

European Union Toots Clean-Energy Horn with 2020 Goals in Sight

European Union Toots Clean-Energy Horn with 2020 Goals in Sight

The clean-energy news from across the pond is looking good: Last week, the European Commission reported that renewables carved out an impressive 16.7 percent share of energy consumption among European Union members in 2015, practically twice the amount from 2004. With Sweden, Finland and Latvia leading the way, the EU is collectively on track to meet its 2020 clean-energy target, and several member nations have already blown past that mark. Over in the U.S., it’s a different story . . . or is it? EU has clean-energy goal in sight The latest clean-energy news is derived from a report on 2015 energy patterns compiled by the EU agency Eurostat . Among other things, Eurostat tracks gross final consumption of energy as a “headline” indicator for the Europe 2020 strategy, which calls for the EU to collectively source 20 percent of its energy from renewables by 2020. Within that ...

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