Specifically, countries are assessed on their progress on:
The assessment is based on:
The 20% target should be reached by the EU as a whole, but the situation varies across countries:
This year, the Commission did not propose country specific recommendations in the field of energy and climate. However, the State of the Energy Union provides policy conclusions at the Member State level. It is accompanied by 28 country factsheets giving a snapshot of where each Member State stands today on the five dimensions of the Energy Union.