Targets for Renewable Energy achieved
Sweden have already exceeded their own and the EU renewable energy target for 2020 According to figures from the Swedish Energy Agency.
According to a report produced by the Energy Agency, Sweden has already managed to achieve a share of 51 per cent renewable energy. This exceeds the EU Directive of 49 percent, as well as its national target of 50 percent.
The most successful sector is heating sector, where biomass accounts for the greenest item. The second largest contributing sector is the electricity sector, thanks to a massive influx of wind turbines to reach the established goals.
Sweden has abundant renewable resources – with the sun, wind, water and forest. The very fact that it has already reached and exceeded the EU’s 2020 targets on renewable gives Sweden an excellent starting position for the coming negotiations, which commenced in early 2014 on a new climate and energy policy framework for the EU for 2030.
it-and Energy Minister Anna-Karin Hatt wants to see Throughout the EU more renewable energy and more renewable fuels in the transport industry.
Source: Wind Power News