The National Energy and Climate Plan: a plan for action

December 2023
The NECP provides a framework for EU Member States to implement their emission reduction commitments for a ten-year period. These must be aligned with the Paris Agreement. The current revision of the NECP must be built on the target of reducing emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels, as detailed in the Fit for 55 package. The NECP should thus include the strategy to align with the EU’s collective target for 2030, as well as achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.

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Strategy for public participation and multi-level dialogue in the Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP)

August 2023
WRITTEN BYGiulia Colafrancesco, Chiara Di Mambro
Italy, like other European countries, has been called upon to structure the process of updating the Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP) through public participation and effective multi-level dialogue, as envisaged by the Energy Union Governance Regulations and reiterated by the Commission’s Guidelines for revision of the Plan. This work shows the availability of resources, time and knowledge to make the NECP a plan that reflects the needs of the country, through a participation-based path.

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