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Brief background:  The Renewable Energy Directive 2009/28/EC ("the Directive") established a European framework for the promotion of renewable energy, setting mandatory national renewable energy targets for achieving a 20% share of renewable energy in the final energy consumption and a 10% share of energy from renewable sources in transport by 2020.
Post date: 5 Apr 2013
Type: News

The Green Paper raises a set of questions, including: What type, nature and level of climate and energy targets should be set for 2030?How can coherence between different policy instruments be attained?How can the energy system best contribute to EU competitiveness?
Post date: 5 Apr 2013
Type: News

Post date: 18 Dic 2012
Type: Publication

Managed by the Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation (EACI) on behalf of the European Commission's Directorate-General for Energy, the Sustainable Energy Europe (SEE) Awards and the ManagEnergy Local Energy Action Award are complementary competitions sharing the same ultimate goal: to provide institutional recognition and increased visibility to best-in-class sustainable energy initiatives.Sustainable Energy Europe Awards
Post date: 4 Dic 2012
Type: News

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Post date: 8 Nov 2012
Type: Publication

COM(2011) 112 final/2: A Roadmap for moving to a competitive low carbon economy in 2050 With its Roadmap for moving to a competitive low-carbon economy in 2050, the European Commission has looked beyond these short-term objectives and set out a cost-effective pathway for achieving much deeper emission cuts by the middle of the century. All major economies will need to make deep emission reductions if global warming is to be held below 2°C compared to the temperature in pre-industrial times. 
Post date: 30 Ott 2012
Type: Publication