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EU reaches agreement on energy optimization – but doesn't lock the door

The EU target for energy optimization landed at a slightly higher percentage than the compromise for renewables, although with a significant difference. Late Tuesday night also witnessed an agreement concerning governance.

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The EU came to agreement Tuesday evening and late night on two climate targets, thus ratifying the EU's energy policy ahead to 2030. Following a long and, at times, chaotic process, which resulted in a rapporteur being reprimanded and replaced shortly before Christmas and most recently saw a breakdown of negotiations just before the finish line, the three negotiating EU bodies came to an agreement on the target for energy optimization.

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