Europe: The European Commission, in its recently launched campaign named as REPowerEU, has been really looking forward towards the green energy transitions and reducing the dependence over the energy produced from fossil fuels.
As the European Commission noted, with this campaign, it seeks to achieve twin goals, which include the use of renewable forms of energy for a healthier, cleaner and sustainable future for the upcoming generations.
Additionally, the European nations have suffered a lot from the energy crisis that rose following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, used the energy supply as a weapon to blackmail the European nations to lift the sanctions imposed on it, in the wake of its aggression in Ukraine.
Therefore, the Self Reliance, in terms of energy sources, remains the second major objective of the REPowerEU campaign of the Commission.
In a recent Facebook post, the European Commission wrote:
“Renewables are the green light for our energy independence.
In the third quarter of 2022, the share of renewables in our electricity market rose to 39%. This was mainly the result of an increase of 28% in solar energy and of 7% in wind energy on a yearly basis. We are rapidly moving away from Russian fossil fuels to clean energy.
Definitely, there’s so much more that needs to be done. This is why we are speeding up the permitting procedures to unlock countless projects on renewable energy in the next 18 months.
A more sustainable energy system powers a better future for the generations to come.”