MEPs backed on Tuesday the European Commission’s approach to measuring emissions from land use and forestry, while urging countries to boost CO2 absorption by the ..
News 11 Jul 2017
- Climate,Energy,Waste & Resources
The Estonian EU Council presidency has indicated it sees little prospect of political agreement with the European Parliament on any of the climate and energy ..
News 7 Jul 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
Malta has proposed to bring back the 1.5% annual savings obligation under the EU’s reformed energy efficiency law with increased flexibility, in an attempt to ..
News 13 Jun 2017
The MEP leading talks on the reform of the Energy Efficiency Directive tabled last week a draft negotiating position, accused by campaigners of favouring coal ..
News 12 Jun 2017
MEPs agreed to limit the number of forestry credits that member states can use to offset emissions in sectors such as transport and agriculture as ..
News 30 May 2017
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