European governments have ambitiously raised targets for the energy transition, aiming for a net-zero carbon economy by 2050. In turn, there has been a significant push towards renewables and other low-carbon energy solutions. As Pierre Georges, Sector Lead for EMEA Utilities at S&P Global Ratings, explains, utilities that are aligned with these objectives are set to perform better over the coming decade
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