Governance Regulation - Energy Union and Climate Action

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 15 July 2021

The Energy Union and Climate Action mechanism is designed to integrate national energy and climate plans covering ten year periods starting with 2021 to 2030, in order to meet climate goals. It aggregates EU and national long term strategies, reporting, monitoring and data publication. GHG emissions are expected to reduce by 40% by 2030 compared to 1990, use of coal is projected to decrease by 70%, and renewable energy is expected to reach 60% of electricity produced.

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