Euro-MPs urge intense push on renewables

Parliamentarians from over 20 countries call for strong and binding targets on renewables and energy efficiency

Parliamentarians from more than 20 European countries have called on the EU to develop a combined renewable energy and energy efficiency strategy (Reees). The declaration follows the latest biannual inter-parliamentary meeting on renewables and energy efficiency, held in Edinburgh.

Central to the proposed strategy is stronger and more binding targets. The MPs' ambitious long-term aim is for Europe to source all its electricity from renewable sources by 2070.

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