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ECN/EEA report on National Renewable Energy Action Plans

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Nov 30, 2011
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As defined in Article 4 of the European Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC) each European Member State has provided a National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) to the European Commission, detailing projections for renewable energy development up to the year 2020. By that year, the cumulative consumption of renewable energy in all European Member States should result in an overall share of renewable energy of 20% across the European Union (EU).

The Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN), assigned by the European Environment Agency (EEA) has collected all energy-related data in a database and a data report, which are available for download. In this version of the document (dated 28 November 2011) all 27 European Union Member States have been covered, and for 20 countries supplementary information provided by the Member States has been integrated.

This report presents an overview of all data that have been published in the National Renewable
Energy Action Plans (NREAPs). The data report highlights a set of cross-sections of the database that has been compiled from the NREAP documents. The underlying database and the images from the report are also available.

ECN - Energy research Centre of the Netherlands press release

Download the report here...


Extpub | by Dr. Radut