Less than 3% of buildings in Europe would qualify for a ‘A’ rating under the EU’s Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) system, a think tank, has ..
News 6 Nov 2017
Most of Germany‘s 16 federal states have a poor record on monitoring compliance with energy and efficiency labelling regulations ..
News 18 Oct 2017
Marathon talks over post-2020 reforms to the EU emissions trading system ended in stalemate in the early hours of Friday morning ..
News 13 Oct 2017
The new Dutch coalition government pledges to spend €4 billion to slash carbon emissions, move away from coal-fired plants and introduce a carbon price floor ..
News 11 Oct 2017
EU member states are discussing how much of their contribution towards the EU’s 2030 renewables target should be delivered by 2025 as they seek common ..
News 22 Sep 2017
The EU must raise its 2030 emissions reduction target to 55% if it is to stand a realistic chance of making its contribution towards limiting ..
News 20 Sep 2017
Large majorities of citizens support the EU’s policies to tackle climate change, an EU opinion poll has found ..
News 18 Sep 2017
Negotiators from the European Parliament and EU Council have made “solid progress” towards a compromise on reforms to the EU emissions trading system, an Estonian ..
News 14 Sep 2017
- Energy,COP21: climate crunch
MEPs on the European Parliament’s environment (ENVI) committee gave their backing on Thursday to a 2030 energy efficiency improvement target of 40% ..
News 7 Sep 2017
The European parliament’s industry and energy committee was divided on Monday over proposed reforms to the Energy Efficiency Directive ..
News 5 Sep 2017
The EU moved closer to linking its emissions trading scheme with the Swiss system on Wednesday as the European Commission adopted proposals to conclude a ..
News 16 Aug 2017
Talks with national government delegates on planned reforms to the EU’s emissions trading system moved forward on Tuesday evening and could be wrapped up by ..
News 28 Jun 2017
EU energy ministers agreed on Monday to support a 30% energy efficiency target for 2030 while weakening an annual savings obligation key to delivering it ..
News 27 Jun 2017
MEPs across party lines appear to have united against a proposal by lead MEP Adam Gierek to shift the focus of the Energy Efficiency Directive ..
News 23 Jun 2017
Malta, current holder of the rotating EU presidency, aims to wrap up work on key parts of the European Commission’s clean energy package at a ..
News 15 Jun 2017