At the same time, Europe is committed to an ambitious decarbonisation of its economy and to cutting harmful emissions.
And we will have to continue adapting to growing climate and environmental pressures.
Our industry, cities and households will need to change the way they operate and are powered. We are already a leader in “smart cities”, in the efficient use of natural resources and in the global fight against climate change.
Our firms hold 40% of the world’s patents for renewable energy technologies. One of our major challenges will be to bring innovative solutions to market, at home and abroad.