Europe Eyeing 50% Energy from Renewables by 2030

Another day, another study. Let's see how it goes. Germany can't pull the cart all the way alone, I'm guessing.

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Addy is eyeing a few million in her retirement account by the end of 2018. It's nice to have dreams.

This is a pie in the sky meant to generate headlines. Not gonna happen.

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I hear you. Like those "news" about Sweden or was it Norway going 100% green... for an hour... on one single day...

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Or France banning oil exploration and fracking. Enough already.

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a majority of European countries isn't even close to hitting this target yet... a lot needs to change in local and national politics within these nations to reach these targets by 2030.

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The EU now gets over 30% of its electricity from renewable sources, up from 12% in 2000. At this rate, EU can potential increase the proportion of renewables to 50% by 2030! 

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In 2017 the EU got more electricity from non-hydro renewables than either gas or coal. 2012. coal and gas each generated twice as much power as non-hydro renewables in EU. 

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