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There are many national approaches to energy transition for the period 2030-2050. Several EU Member States have already set 2050 climate neutrality targets (or earlier) and very ambitious in non-European sectors (transport, buildings) and measures to gradually reduce fossil fuels. At their December 2019 European Council, EU member states approved the 2050 climate neutrality target. This has enabled the European Council as a whole to approve the 2050 climate neutrality target. In March 2020, the EU formally presented its long-term strategy to the National Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which is based on several scenarios for a vision for 2050. Indeed, CAN Europe and many other stakeholders have called for much stronger targets for 2030: at least 65% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions; at least 45% renewable energy; and at least 40% energy savings. The Paris Agreement commits the EU to urgently review and raise its 2030 targets, at least ahead of the UN Secretary-General`s climate summit in September 2019, at which world leaders will meet to strengthen global climate ambitions. As part of the EU`s SAVE[50] programme to promote energy efficiency and promote energy savings, the Boiler Efficiency Directive[51] sets minimum efficiency levels for boilers powered by liquid or gas fuels. Initially, from June 2007, all homes (and other buildings) in the UK would have to undergo energy performance certification[52] before sale or abandonment[52] to meet the requirements of the European Energy Performance Directive (Directive 2002/91/EC). [53] The EU has identified critical interconnections identified as projects of common interest as part of the ten-year plans to develop the European Electricity System Managers` Network (REGN-E).

However, the implementation of a new large-scale transmission is only slow, as public acceptance remains a limiting factor in most Member States. The CEP focuses on the increased use of existing power lines and requires that 70% of cross-border electricity capacity be allocated to the market. Transportation and distribution network managers and energy markets must also facilitate system flexibility by unlocking demand responses, smart grids and smart meters through increasing digitization. According to the Energy Union (2015), the five main objectives of the EU`s energy policy are the five: in 2007, the EU imported 82% of its oil and 57% of its gas, making it the world`s largest importer of these fuels. [3] Only 3% of the uranium used in European nuclear reactors has been extracted in Europe.

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