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European Parliament votes for increased deplyoment of renewables and calls for mandatory 20% target by 2020

29.09.2005

The European Parliament voted today to strongly support Renewable Energy by adopting a report on the share of renewables in the EU and proposals for concrete action. The report supports an increased deployment of renewable energy sources, calling for an increase of the share of energy from renewables to 20 % by 2020 from a level of 6% in 2001.

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