Legislators to agree 'zero-energy' buildings deadline

EU governments look set to agree a deadline by which all new buildings would have to produce more renewable energy on-site than they consume as part of on-going negotiations with MEPs to revise the energy performance of buildings directive.

On Monday a council source told ENDS governments are ready to "make a move towards the parliament" and set a deadline for "zero-energy" buildings. The exact date is not yet known but it is likely to be some time after 2019, the deadline backed by MEPs.

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