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Italy’s government signs National Energy Strategy

Italy’s government has ratified the country’s National Energy Strategy, it announced on Friday.
By Staff reporter 14 November 2017 0 28372

Italy’s government has ratified the country’s National Energy Strategy, it announced on Friday.

The 10-year plan sets a goal for Italy to “anticipate and manage the energy transition”. In particular, the country aims to phase out coal-fired power generation by 2025 and is planning for renewables to produce 28% of its power by that time.

Italy also plans to reduce its annual energy consumption from 118 million tons of oil equivalent (mtoe) currently to 108 mtoe by 2030, and to cut its dependence on imported...