Renewable energy on the rise but 30 pct target by 2030 in doubt

France's President Francois Hollande (C) visits with Sultan Ahmed al-Jaber (2R), chief executive officer of the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (MASDAR), French Ecology Minister Delphine Batho (3R), French Minister for Industrial Recovery Arnaud Montebourg (front-L) during a tour of the company's exhibition at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC) in the Emirati capital on January 15, 2013. (AFP PHOTO/BERTRAND LANGOIS)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on January 17, 2013, on page 5.




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