EU power industry has called for electricity to be classified differently according to its origin, which could exempt renewables from EU energy efficiency targets ..
News 20 Apr 2017
The Maltese EU Council presidency has proposed to cut the number of charging points for electric vehicles in private buildings to just one per car ..
News 12 Apr 2017
The European Commission is investigating whether Germany’s planned electricity capacity reserve would discriminate against demand response operators ..
News 7 Apr 2017
The Maltese presidency of the EU Council has proposed to lower the binding 1.5% annual energy savings requirement under the EU’s energy efficiency law after ..
News 5 Apr 2017
- Climate,Energy,Transport,Waste & Resources
More than half of EU governments want to stick with or weaken the European Commission’s draft Effort Sharing Regulation on climate change, groups warn ..
News 28 Mar 2017
Simple improvements in buildings could reduce EU greenhouse gas emissions by 61 million tonnes a year by 2030, according to Ecofys ..
News 28 Mar 2017
EU countries and MEPs have struck a deal to introduce revised energy labels for household appliances, but it could take a decade for the roll-out ..
News 22 Mar 2017
Member states will be allowed to cancel some of the energy savings they need to deliver each year by switching to biomass, a leaked European ..
News 17 Mar 2017
EU member states are considering a weaker 2030 energy efficiency target, which puts them at odds with more ambitious MEPs, a leaked proposal has indicated ..
News 14 Mar 2017
Refunds to consumers who bought less efficient products than advertised remains a sticking point as member states and MEPs prepare to strike a deal over ..
News 7 Mar 2017
Greece has become the first country to be condemned by the EU Court of Justice regarding the 2010 Energy Performance of Buildings Directive ..
News 3 Mar 2017
Improving the energy efficiency of Europe's building stock hinges on mobilising huge sources of private finance such as pension funds, the lead MEP on the ..
News 28 Feb 2017
Governments are unlikely to agree a common position on the EU’s ‘clean energy’ proposals this year, energy ministers said on Monday at a summit that ..
News 27 Feb 2017
- Energy,Waste & Resources,Products
The European Commission has tabled new eco-standards for servers and data storage products extending beyond energy use to include material efficiency ..
News 22 Feb 2017
The EU’s energy consumption was 2.5% below 1990 levels in 2015, while reliance on fossil fuel imports jumped by a fifth in the same period, ..
News 20 Feb 2017