05 Apr '11, 9pm

80% of U.S. energy to be made from clean energy by 2035

In this year’s State of the Union address, United States President Barack Obama called for the ambitious target of obtaining 80% of U.S. energy from clean energy by 2035. President Obama’s goal is to cut the subsidies for fossil fuels and reinvest them in clean energy instead. In this context, clean energy includes not only traditional renewable energy like wind, solar, biomass, hydroelectric and geothermal but also nuclear energy, clean coal and natural gas. Nobody can say yet how Fukushima and the potential government shutdown in the U.S. due to budget cuts will affect the role of nuclear energy and the energy mix goals. However, a further boost in renewable energy and the promotion of energy efficiency in the U.S. is to be expected due to the recent developments in Japan. Germany, one of the most important trade partners of the U.S., closed two nuclear reactors permanen...

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