Highlights ‘Evolution needs to become revolution’: Simson Permitting review if countries fall behind Gaps filled in renewable GO framework The European Commission has proposed a target of at least 40% for renewables in the bloc’s final energy demand by 2030 in a revised Renewable Energy Directive (RED), Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson said July 14 in a Brussels press briefing. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The revision is part of an ambitious package of initiatives, Fit for 55 , that seeks to deliver a 55% cut in net greenhouse gas emissions on 1990 levels by 2030. “We need an unprecedented transformation this decade. The steady evolution of renewables must become a revolution, and with this revision we are making that possible,” Simson said. The current RED II directive, updated in 2018, aims for a 32% share of renewables by 2030. Raising […]