Decree of 24 of April 2016 on renewable energy developments objectives (Arrêté du 24 avril 2016 relatif aux objectifs de développement des énergies renouvelables)

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 11 May 2017

Decree of 24 April 2016 formulates and adopts renewable energy goals following adoption of the Energy Transition Act in 2015. The Decree modifies the Decree of 15 December of 2009 which transposed goals from National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) submitted to the European Union by France.

The goals to be achieved by 2018 and 2023 are the following:

Renewable power targets

Technology

Capacity (GW)

Generation (TWh)

2018

2023

2018

2023

Low option

High option

Low option

High option

All renewables

15

21.8

26

-

 

Solar technologies

10.2

18.2

20.2

-

Hydropower

25.3

25.8

26.05

61

63

64

Offshore wind

0.5

3

6

-

Ocean

 

0.1

-

 

 

Between 0.2 GW and 2 GW of projects in the pipeline

Geothermal

8 MW

53 MW

-

Biomass

0.54

0.79

1.04

Biogas

0.137

0.237

0.3 

 

Renewable heating and cooling targets

Technology

Energy production (ktep)

2018

2023

Low option

High option

Biomass

12.000

13.000

14.000

Biogas

300

700

900

Heat pumps

2.200

2.800

3.200

Geothermal heat

200

400

550

Solar thermal

180

270

400

 

Renewable transport targets

 

2018

2023

Biomethane consumption targets

0.7 TWh

2 TWh

 

Blending of advanced biofuels in petrol and diesel

Petrol

1.6%

3.4%

Diesel

1%

2.3%

 

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