Energy Roadmap 2050: a secure, competitive and low-carbon energy sector is possible

15/12/2011

Günther Oettinger said "Only a new energy model will make our system secure, competitive and sustainable in the long-run. We now have a European framework for the necessary policy measures to be taken in order to secure the right investments."

To achieve the goal of cutting emissions by over 80% by 2050, Europe's energy production will have to be almost carbon-free. How to achieve this without disrupting energy supplies and competitiveness is the question answered by the Energy Roadmap 2050 the Commission is presenting today.

Press release [IP/11/1543, 15/12/2011]

Questions and answers [MEMO/11/914, 15/12/2011]

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