UK, Ireland and France lagging on EU renewable targets

Madeleine Cuff
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Nine Member States hit their 2020 renewables targets by 2014, but the Netherlands, UK, Ireland, and France face challenge to deliver on legally-binding goals

The UK, France, Ireland and the Netherlands are lagging behind other EU Member States in the rush to meet legally-binding renewable energy targets for 2020, according to new 2014 data released yesterday...

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