Renewable energy – directive, targets and rules
The Renewable Energy Directive sets rules for the EU to achieve its 32% renewables target by 2030.
Enabling framework for renewables
To simplify permitting processes for renewable energy projects, facilitate power purchase agreements and empower citizens.
EU instruments and guidance to spur increased investment and greater uptake, promotion and collaboration in the field of renewable energy.
Offshore renewable energy
Renewable energy of the seas can provide a steady power output and contribute to reaching the EU's climate and energy goals.
Onshore wind energy
Wind energy is a mature and competitive renewable energy source in the EU, and key to achieve its renewable energy targets.
Solar power is a safe and cost-competitive renewable energy source. The EU solar energy strategy will contribute to repowering the EU.
Biomass and biofuels help to lower the EU's external energy dependence and contribute to reducing greenhouse emissions.
The hydropower technology generates a great amount of renewable electricity and provides flexibility and storage to the EU's electricity system.
Heating and cooling
The EU has launched a heating and cooling strategy to address the large amount of energy used by the building sector and by industry.
Clean Energy Industrial Forum
Developing recommendations on how to strengthen the industrial basis and the EU value chain for renewable energy technologies.
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