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
Finland plans to use a “complex accounting system” to hide the impact of massively increased logging on its net CO2 emissions, a report by NGO ..
News 10 Mar 2017
MEPs have called on the EU to phase out the use of vegetable oils in biofuels driving deforestation “preferably by 2020” and to set its ..
News 9 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
MEPs in the European Parliament's industry and energy committee called for a higher 2030 EU renewable energy target in a discussion on Tuesday on proposed ..
News 1 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
The European Commission may get to work this year on developing energy efficiency standards for electric kettles sold in the EU, but the process is ..
News 16 Feb 2017
The European Commission’s assessment that the EU is on track to meet all its 2020 climate targets prompted calls for greater ambition on Wednesday ..
News 1 Feb 2017
The European Commission is nearing a full delivery of the policy proposals it promised under its ‘energy union’ strategy, with updated vehicle standards still to come, ..
News 30 Jan 2017