Renewables need faster energy market integration – EC

Further integration and interconnection of the EU energy market will be required to achieve decarbonisation, according to a new report from the European Commission

Further integration and interconnection of the EU energy market will be required to achieve decarbonisation, according to a new report from the European Commission.

Today 23.5% of the electricity produced in the EU comes from renewable sources, but only 14% of final energy consumption is renewable energy, when sectors including transport and heating are taken into account.

Further energy market changes are needed to hit the 2020 target of 20% renewable in the energy mix, according to the Commission’s progress report on completing the internal energy market, published on Monday.

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