It took a war for Europe to become aware of its energy dependence on Russia.
This Wednesday, the European Commission therefore announced an acceleration of its energy transition towards renewables, via an overhaul of its resilience plan, called “RePowerEU”.
While the objectives set for 2030 provided for an energy mix with 40% green energy, Brussels has raised its ambitions to 45%.
“We want to put the turbo, insisted Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission.
We must reduce our dependence on Russian fossil fuels as soon as possible.
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