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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

"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.

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