- Benjamin Tischler ·
- IW-Nachricht ·
- 15. Jan 2018
Energy consumption: Targets threaten efficiency of EU climate and decarbonization policies
Increasingly stringent energy consumption targets for the year 2030 flanked by national energy efficiency targets are about to being agreed at the EU level. A study by the German Economic Institute (IW) shows that these targets when applied to ETS-sectors, conflict with the overall aim of a cost-efficient decarbonization.