Pressure mounts on EU after UK pledges clean grid by 2035

Campaigners and analysts have urged EU member states to follow in the footsteps of the UK by planning to phase out all fossil fuel power capacity by 2035.

by Simon Pickstone
The Burbo Bank offshore wind farm seen from the banks of the Mersey, in the UK, August 2021. Prime minister Boris Johnson is set to announce a 100% clean power target by 2035. Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
The Burbo Bank offshore wind farm seen from the banks of the Mersey, in the UK, August 2021. Prime minister Boris Johnson is set to announce a 100% clean power target by 2035. Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

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