The Big Power Plan: European Union to cut energy use by 30%
The European Commission has unveiled its big power plan, aiming to slash energy use in the bloc 30 percent by 2030.
“Europe is on the brink of a clean energy revolution. And just as we did in Paris, we can only get this right if we work together. With these proposals, we have cleared the way for more competitive, cleaner energy in Europe.” — European Commission
Cutting waste, better integrating renewable energy and phasing out subsidies for coal-fired electricity generation are all part of the vision. But wind and solar energy producers will no longer have priority for selling to the…