2030 framework for climate and energy policies (strategic document) European Union 2014

Name of policy 2030 framework for climate and energy policies (strategic document)
Jurisdiction Supranational region
Supranational region
Country European Union

Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • GHG reduction target
      • Formal & legally binding GHG reduction target
    • Renewable energy target
      • Formal & legally binding renewable energy target
    • Energy efficiency target
      • Formal & legally binding energy efficiency target
  • Climate strategy
    • Formal & legally binding climate strategy
    Sector name
    • General
      Policy description The main targets of the framework are as follows:

      - a 40% cut in greenhouse gas emissions compared to 1990 levels; - at least a 27% share of renewable energy consumption; - at least 27% energy savings compared with the business-as-usual scenario This framework also proposes the implementation of a reformed EU-ETS.

      Policy type
      • Changing activity
      • Energy efficiency
      • Renewables
      • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch
      • Non-energy5
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2014
      Start date of implementation 2014
      End date of implementation
      High impact GHG reduction
      Impact indicator
      NameValueBase yearTarget yearComments
      GHG emissions reduction (%)
      Share of renewables (%)
      Energy efficiency improvement target (%)

      Source or references http://ec.europa.eu/energy/en/topics/energy-strategy/2030-energy-strategy
      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment)
      Status Final

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