The 100-percent renewable energy target by 2040 is the logical next milestone (Photo: Ken Bosma)

Why the EU renewables target needs to be (a lot) higher

With the Fit for 55 legislative package, the EU intends to update its current energy targets, including the 2030 EU renewable energy target, and bring it in line with the need for higher climate ambition at EU level.

The aim of the Fit for 55 package, which is due in mid-July, is to revise some of EU's main climate and energy laws, so they can support the delivery of the target...

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