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Renewable Energy in Europe for Climate Change Mitigation - GHG emission savings due to renewable energy (2009-2012)

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EUR27253 EN
ISBN 978-92-79-48368
ISSN 1831-9424
Manjola Banja
Fabio Monforti-Ferrario
Katalin Bódis
Vincenzo Motola
Heinz Ossenbrink
Italy: Publication Office of the European Union

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 The report provides an overview of greenhouse gas emission savings in the European Union due to the use of renewable energy in three sectors: electricity, heating/cooling and transport. The assessment is based on data reported by EU Member States in their 2011 and 2013 bi-annual progress reports, as required under Article 22(1)(k) of Directive 2009/28/EC on renewable energy. The report assesses all 28 Member States of the European Union and covers the period 2009-2012.

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