Long-Term Strategy 2050

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 16 September 2020
Pursuant to Regulation 2018/1999 Governance of the Energy Union and Climate Action and the decision 1/CP.21 of the Paris Agreement Austria has developped its mid century, long-term low GHG emission development strategy and is committed to becoming climate neutral by no later than 2050, without using nuclear energy. The strategy provides a vision on how to achieve climate neutrality and covers all relevant sectors (Energy, industry, transport, buildings, agriculture and forestry), highlights the saving potential of human´s lifestyle and consumption patters as well as the importance of digitalisation as a contribution.According to the governement programme 2020-2024 Austria is commited to become climate neutral by 2040, therefore an update of the longterm Strategy is foreseen.

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