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About EUROSOLAR France

EUROSOLAR France is in the process of being set up. If you want to get involved or contact a representatives, please do so by using the contact information on the right.

National Energy Action Plan of France

The Energy Transition Bill has been published in August 2015. This Bill sets climate and renewable energy targets to be reached by 2030.

France renewable energy 2030 targets:

  • Overall target: 32% of share of energy generated from renewable sources in gross final energy consumption;
  • Heating and cooling: 38% of heat consumption met by renewable sources;
  • Electricity: 40% of electricity demand met by electricity generated from renewable energy sources;
  • Transport: 15% of energy demand met by renewable energy sources.

The Multiannual Energy Programming sets specific targets for each renewable technology by 2023. Greenhouse gas emissions are to be cut by 40% (compared to 1990 baseline) and overall fossil fuel consumption is to be reduced 30% by 2030. Also, France is aiming at decreasing its reliance on nuclear energy power generation. The goal is to reduce the share of nuclear energy to 50% of electricity production by 2025, from around 75% in 2014.

For more information, visit IRENA or European Commission Energy or contact the section directly.

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