CAN Europe’s submission focuses on the work strands that are currently covered by CAN Europe, namely the system development under the Ten Year Network Development Plan (TYNDP) and transparency issues.
We are in a climate emergency. Swift emission reductions are indispensable to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C, in line with the Paris Agreement. The EU is currently discussing an increase of the level of ambition of its climate target. European energy infrastructure urgently needs to be prepared for a massive increase of renewable energy generation besides the mobilisation of energy savings potentials. ENTSO-E’s annual work programme for 2021 thus should make a Paris Agreement compatible energy infrastructure planning a priority. The draft work programme, however, does not refer to this challenge.ns.