Commission reports renewables now primary EU power source but points to national laggards

Renewables overtook fossil fuelled power production in 2020, the European Commission has said in its latest energy market report, while warning that some member states are falling behind on their renewables targets.

by Christian Ernhede
A technician walks on a floating solar farm in Piolenc, southern France, July 2019. The Commission has highlighted member states that are falling behind on renewables deployment. Photo: Gerard Julien/AFP via Getty Images
A technician walks on a floating solar farm in Piolenc, southern France, July 2019. The Commission has highlighted member states that are falling behind on renewables deployment. Photo: Gerard Julien/AFP via Getty Images

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