Factsheet: 2030 Framework for climate and energy

2030 Framework for climate and energy

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EU countries have agreed on a new 2030 Framework for climate and energy, including EU-wide targets and policy objectives for the period between 2020 and 2030. These targets aim to help the EU achieve a more competitive, secure and sustainable energy system and to meet its long-term 2050 greenhouse gas reductions target. Targets for 2030 a 40% cut in greenhouse gas emissions compared to 1990 levels at least a 27% share of renewable energy consumption at least 27% energy savings compared with the business-as-usual scenario Policies for 2030 To meet the targets, the European Commission has proposed: A reformed EU emissions trading scheme (ETS) New indicators for the competitiveness and security of the energy system, such as price differences with major trading partners, diversification of supply, and interconnection capacity between EU countries First ideas on a new governance system based on national plans for competitive, secure, and sustainable energy. These plans will follow a common EU approach. They will ensure stronger investor certainty, greater transparency, enhanced policy coherence and improved coordination across the EU.
Climate change policy and EU Emissions Trading Scheme. Support reduction of gas emissions, energy saving, renewable energy.