Euro-MPs back 2030 RE target

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Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) today backed plans for binding 2030 renewable energy targets as debate over the issue intensified in Brussels.

MEPs on the energy and industry, and environment committees backed by 66 to 50 plans for a trio of targets covering renewables, emissions reduction and energy efficiency.

The European Commission is currently preparing proposals for the EU’s future climate and energy policy.

A group of EU energy ministers – including those from Germany and France – have also this week come out in favour of a specific renewables goal.

But a rival faction including the UK is in favour of an all-encompassing emissions target, with no separate mandates for renewables or efficiency.

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