27 Dec '11, 6pm

EU’s “Energy Roadmap 2050” Published

EU’s “Energy Roadmap 2050” Published

Decarbonisation of the energy system is technically and economically feasible . All decarbonisation scenarios allow achieving the emission reduction target and can be less costly than current policies in the long-run. Energy Efficiency and renewable energy are critical . Irrespective of the particular energy mix chosen, higher energy efficiency and important rising shares of renewables are necessary to meet the CO2 targets in 2050. The scenarios also show that electricity will play a greater role than now. Gas, oil, coal and nuclear also figure in all scenarios in different proportions, allowing Member States to keep flexible options in their energy mix provided a well connected internal market is achieved quickly. Early Investments cost less . Investment decisions for the necessary infrastructure up to 2030 must be taken now, as infrastructure built 30-40 years ago needs ...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/12/27/eu-energy-roadmap-2050/

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