Despite expectations of an agreement on the EU’s 2030 energy efficiency target, countries stuck to their established positions at an informal meeting of energy ministers ..
News 19 May 2017
MEPs drafting the European Parliament’s position on energy governance have proposed to set binding national targets for renewables and energy efficiency up to 2030 to ..
News 18 May 2017
EU member states are currently discussing a Czech proposal that would allow them to miss annual renewable energy goals on the way to meeting the ..
News 11 May 2017
Seven countries want to see further impact assessments before they would consider the 30% energy efficiency target proposed by the European Commission, MEP Anneleen van ..
News 3 May 2017
The requirements for national long-term renovation strategies should be strengthened in the revised EU buildings law, MEP Bendt Bendtsen has proposed ..
News 2 May 2017
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