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Renewable energy in Europe – 2017 Update

Access to new resource related to renewable energy added to PMWL

Resource provided by Sagar Gogate

18 May 2019 – Mumbai, India – Access to a new resource has been added to the PM World Library (PMWL) related to solving global problems. The new resource is titled “Renewable energy in Europe – 2017 Update”, and is a report prepared by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and its European Topic Centre for Air Pollution and Climate Change Mitigation (ETC/ACM). Authors of the report include Mihai Tomescu, from the EEA, and Ils Moorkens, Frank Meinke-Hubeny, Lukas Emele, and Erik Laes, from the ETC/ACM.

In the backdrop of global efforts to mitigate climate change, the European Union has taken multiple initiatives to promote renewable energy sources. The goal to reach a low-carbon economy by 2050 is significantly challenging. In order to meet the goal on time EU assesses every 2 years, the progress of each member country in promoting the use of renewable energy sources. The report analyses and outlines the progress of the European Union (EU) as a whole, and at country, market sector and technology level.

The report consists of 3 chapters. First one describes the targeted and actual progress of various countries along with renewable sources contribution by the energy sector. The second chapter deals with the estimated effects of renewable energy consumption. It explains the benefits of avoiding fossil fuels, change in carbon emission and impact of renewable sources on primary energy consumption & technology. Chapter 3 explains the global perspective on renewable energy sources. It focuses on investments in the renewable energy sector and employment created by this sector.

To access this new resource, go to the “Solving Global Problems” section of the library at click on “Renewable Energy”, scroll down to resource. Must be a registered member and logged-in to access.

This new resource provided through the PMWL university research internship program; to learn more, click here