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Climate targets: Energy

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    • 1 billion euro invested in nuclear energy (small scale reactors with improved waste management)
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2021
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      Executive | 2021

    • Increase the share of renewable electricity in national energy production to 10% of French energy demand by 2010 against a 2005 baseline
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2010 | Base year: 2005
    • Bring the share of renewables up to 32% of the energy mix by 2030 against a 2015 baseline
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2015
    • Minimum 23% of energy mix by 2020 sourced from renewable energy sources
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2009
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      Legislative | 2009

    • Renewable energy's share of energy mix at 32% by 2030
      Energy | Trajectory target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2017
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      Executive | 2013

    • Cut the national energy usage by at least 50% by 2050 by 2050 against a 2015 baseline
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2050 | Base year: 2015
    • Reduce energy intensity by 2% annually between 2005 and 2015, and by 2.5% between 2005 and 2030 by 2015, 2030 against a 2005 baseline
      Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2005
    • Reduce intensity of GHG emissions by at least 10% in 2020 and 20% in 2025 compared to 2010 levels by 2020, 2025 against a 2010 baseline
      Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2010
    • Improve energy efficiency by 20% by 2015 against a 2009 baseline
      Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2009
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      Legislative | 2009

    • Cap the total output from nuclear power at 63.2 GW and reduce France's reliance on nuclear power from the current 75% to 50% by 2030 against a 2015 baseline
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2015
    • Reduce energy consumption by at least 40% by 2020 and their GHG emissions by 50% by 2020 against a 2010 baseline
      Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2010
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      Legislative | 2010

    • A 17 per cent reduction in final energy consumption compared to 2012. 
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2012
    • A 36% reduction in primary fossil energy consumption compared to 2012.
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2012
    • A 33% increase in the consumption of energy from renewable sources. 

      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2020
    • In 2030, France will have at least two gigafactories of electrolysers on its soil and will massively produce hydrogen and all the technologies useful for its use.
      Energy | Not applicable | Target year: 2030 | Base year: 2021
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      Executive | 2021

    • Reduce the share of fossil fuels in energy production by 30% by 2020 against a 2012 baseline
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2020 | Base year: 2012
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