Spain's integrated National Energy and Climate Plan for 2021-2030
The plan sets out the following objectives: 1) to become a carbon-neutral country by 2050 by decreasing the gross total GHG emissions in the electricity, transport, industry sectors ;
2) to promote energy efficiency thanks to the penetration of renewable energy in final energy consumption, efficiency measures to the transport, industry and building sectors, energy saving targets; 3) to ensure energy security by the diversification of the national energy mix, the use of indigenous sources and increase the flexibility of the national energy system;
4) interconnectivity, energy transmission infrastructure, integration of the internal energy market; 5) to strengthen technology transfers, promote public-private partnership and business research and innovationm, etc.
The government released a second version of the plan in September 2020.
To reduce by 23% the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions compared to 1990.
To increase by 42% the share of renewables in energy end-use.
To increase by 74% the share of renewable energy in electricity generation.
To increase by 39.5% the energy efficiency.
Related litigation cases
On May 28, 2021, Greenpeace Spain, Oxfam Intermón, Ecologistas en Acción, and Coordinadora de ONG para el Desarrollo filed suit alleging that the Government of Spain's climate plan was insufficient to meet Paris Agreement goals and the 1.5C temperature target. In March 2021, Spain approved the Na...