The Ukraine crisis shows us once again to what extent the EU relies on energy imports at a daily basis: Today, the EU imports 53% of the energy it consumes. Approximately 90% of our crude oil and nearly 66% of our natural gas comes from 3rd countries. The transport sector is no exception and 95% of the EU fuel consumption is still based on fossil fuels. The EU spends more than 1 billion € per day to pay its external energy bill.1

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