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Climate targets: Energy

    • At least 10% renewable electric and alternative energy in agency building electric and thermal energy by 2016-2017, then 13% by 2018-2019, 16% by 2020-2021, 20% by 2022-2023, 25% by 2025
      Energy | Trajectory target | Target year: 2025 | Base year: 2016/7, 2018/9, 2020/1, 2022/3, 2025 on
    • At least 7.5% renewable energy of total Federal Government consumption by 2013 and each fiscal year thereafter
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2013 | Base year: Business as usual scenario
      Source:

      Legislative | 2005

    • Produce 1,000,000,000 gallons annually of cellulosic biofuels by 2015
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2015
      Source:

      Legislative | 2005

    • Either 3% annual energy intensity reduction or 30% total reduction by 2015 against a 2003 baseline
      Energy | Intensity target | Target year: 2015 | Base year: 2003
    • 25% improvement in energy efficiency by 2012 against a 1990 baseline
      Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2012 | Base year: 1990
      Source:

      Legislative | 2005

    • 85% monthly total gas production to be captured, increasing to 98% by 2026
      Energy | Base year target | Target year: 2026 | Base year: 2015
    • A carbon pollution-free electricity sector no later than 2035
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 2035 | Base year: 2021
    • At least half renewable energy consumed comes from new renewable sources
      Energy | Fixed level target | Target year: 0 | Base year: Business as usual scenario
    • 1.2-1.4 power usage effectiveness in new data centers and less than 1.5 for existing data centers
      Energy | Base year target | Target year: 0 | Base year: Business as usual scenario
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