Wind, Solar Must Grow by 162 & 253 GW for Europe to Meet 2030 Emissions Target

Saur Energy | Feb 22, 2021 at 8:36 AM
  • A new report by Wood Mackenzie details that while the new 2030 emissions target of Europe of seeing a 55 percent reduction over 1990 levels has made it the undisputed global leader in climate ambition.
  • One of which is that wind and solar power generation capacity must grow by 162 GW and 253 GW, respectively, over 2020 levels.
  • As noted in the report ‘Fast and Furious: Europe’s race to slash emission by 2030’, the base forecast sees the bloc falling short of its goal, delivering a 46% reduction over 1990 levels.