EU 'must share power to make deep CO2 cuts'

A fully interconnected grid, energy efficiency and energy market reform are the three keys to decarbonising the EU electricity sector by 2050, according to a major study released by the European Climate Foundation (ECF) in Brussels on Tuesday.

The ECF study sets out how Europe can reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by the middle of the century. Decarbonising the power sector is crucial to achieve this goal because it is instrumental to cutting CO2 in road transport and buildings, the authors say.

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