No. 51 (2013)
Articles

Renewable energy resources in the EU (Policy scenario)

Published February 10, 2013
Orsolya Nagy
Debreceni Egyetem Állam- és Jogtudományi Kar, Debrecen
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Nagy, O. (2013). Renewable energy resources in the EU (Policy scenario). Acta Agraria Debreceniensis, (51), 143–146. https://doi.org/10.34101/actaagrar/51/2079

The use of renewable energies has a long past, even though its share of the total energy use is rather low in European terms. However, the tendencies are definitely favourable which is further strengthened by the dedication of the European Union to sustainable development and combat against climate change. The European Union is on the right track in achieving its goal which is to be able to cover 20% its energy need from renewable energy resources by 2020. The increased use of wind, solar, water, tidal, geothermal and biomass energy will reduce the energy import dependence of the European Union and it will stimulate innovation.

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