In 2021, renewable energies covered 21.8% of gross final energy consumption in the EU-27. The target set in the 2008 climate and energy package has thus been exceeded and we can only welcome this at a time when it is fashionable to cast doubt on the benefits of European integration.
This is all the more valid because in doing so, Europe has proved that it can come up with initiatives and coordination in a field, that of energy, despite being under the Member States’ remit.
We can only welcome the decisions taken yesterday that were implemented within the allotted time and currently contribute to our resilience, now that war is on our doorstep with the threat of energy shortages and/or price inflation.
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