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EU maps out blueprint to boost renewables usage

Brussels is seeking to set market prices as close to real time as possible
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 05:50

"Today there is not enough flexibility, the price signals are not working," European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic said. "The consumers are coming last in the line."


EU REGULATORS set a path on Wednesday for renewables to power half of Europe by 2030, with plans to cut energy use, phase out subsidies for coal and enforce greater cross-border trade.

The European Commission's 1,000-page reform seeks to meet goals on cutting emissions and

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