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 member states have earned themselves credits worth millions of tonnes of carbon by overstating logging plans while lobbying for more, a leaked EU paper ..
News 27 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
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