MEPs target energy policies


Windmills at the new wind farm Westermeerwind in Urk, The Netherlands, 21 June 2016.

MEPs target energy policies

The European Parliament has called for improved coordination between the European Commission and national energy policies in order to ensure the bloc’s renewable energy target – 20% of total consumption by 2020 – is achieved by all member states.

Although the target has been hit by many EU members, others still lag behind. This is why the MEPs adopted a resolution on June 23 to call for faster implementation of EU legislation.

“Our concern is that we deal with a lot of overlapping EU legis...

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