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A 2030 Decarbonisation Obligation or Emissions Performance Standard: Breaking the deadlock on EU climate and energy targets

A 2030 Decarbonisation Obligation or Emissions Performance Standard: Breaking the deadlock on EU climate and energy targets

EU Member States are at loggerheads over the need for a 2030 renewable energy target.

A binding Decarbonisation Obligation or Emissions Performance Standard might be a way to achieve the same aims of reducing carbon emissions and supporting investor confidence in the renewable energy industry, whilst allowing the flexibility in technology some countries want in meeting their commitments to decarbonise the electricity-generating sector.

This briefing is currently in draft form, and we will be consulting on it, including with an event in the UK Parliament in March, and coming forward with a revised recommendation later in the year. Read the blog here.

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March 2, 2014