MEPs set ambitious targets for cleaner, more efficient energy use

Source: European Parliament / News / EuroParl.Europa.eu

  • By 2030, EU should boost energy efficiency by 35%
  • Renewable energy sources should account for 35% of total consumption
  • MEPs vote to ban palm oil in biofuels from 2021

MEPs are ready to negotiate binding targets with EU ministers to boost energy efficiency by 35% and the share of renewables in the total energy mix by 35%, by 2030.

Parliament endorsed committee proposals for binding EU-level targets of an 35% improvement in energy efficiency, a minimum 35% share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy, and a 12% share of energy from renewable sources in transport, by 2030.

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