Statement by President von der Leyen on the Commission’s proposals regarding REPowerEU

18 May 2022 – Brussels

A wake-up call for Europe and Ireland

Key points/proposals…..

Energy Efficiency targets are increased by 45% to 2030

Renewable Energy targets increased to 45% of total consumption by 2030

Reduce planning delay for major renewable infrastructure to 1 year

Solar rooftop obligation for commercial and public buildings as of 2026, and for new residential buildings as of 2029.

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The complete statement can be found here