France could face billion-euro bill after missing renewables target

As the only country to have missed its binding 2020 renewable energy target, France has until the end of April to find a solution, which could mean paying hundreds of millions for a ‘statistical transfer’ of green energy from another EU country.

by Robert Hodgson

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