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European Commission



Goals and ambitions

  • Set targets for the European Union to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2020, achieve a 20% renewable energy target by 2020, and achieve a 20% improvement in energy efficiency. The EU is on track to meet these targets.
  • The EU aims for 35% of energy to come from renewable sources by 2030.


Directorate-General for Energy

Hosting role

The European Commission co-hosted CEM9 in 2018 along with the Nordic Council of Ministers, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland.