If the new European Commission is serious about decarbonising Europe’s economy, it needs to take decisive action to secure a zero-carbon target for 2050, WindEurope said on 5 September.

“Europe needs to start getting much more electricity into heating, transport and industry, WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson said. “It needs to invest in infrastructure for the energy transition. And it should put renewables at the heart of Europe’s Research & Innovation priorities and industrial strategy. If the Commission can prioritise these points, Europe will reap the benefits in carbon reductions – and in jobs and investment,” he added.

The organisation, which is the voice of the wind industry and has over 400 members, active in over 35 countries, suggested 5 priorities for the incoming European Commission of Ursula von der Leyen.

 

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