The EP's ITRE committee has given overwhelming backing to the revised energy performance of buildings directive, which includes proposals to introduce EV charging points in residential ..
News 22 Feb 2018
EC vice president for energy union Maroš Šefčovič acknowledged electricity generators’ commitment to decarbonise by mid-century as he accepted a manifesto from the industry body ..
News 12 Feb 2018
The EC hopes to channel €10 billion in public and private financing into energy efficiency improvements to residential buildings by the end of the decade ..
News 9 Feb 2018
EU member states’ energy consumption in 2016 fell outside a key target to improve efficiency by 20% by 2020, the latest Eurostat data has revealed ..
News 5 Feb 2018
EU ambassadors have backed the provisional agreement reached last December between Estonia’s EU presidency and the EP on the revised directive on the energy performance ..
News 1 Feb 2018
Bulgaria’s environment minister Neno Dimov sought to reassure MEPs that his public statements of doubt over climate change would not jeopardise EU policy, as he ..
News 24 Jan 2018
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MEPs have voted for a minimum 35% binding target to increase energy efficiency in the EU, higher than the 30% proposed by the European Commission ..
News 17 Jan 2018
EU lawmakers have agreed new rules on a post-2020 revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) ..
News 20 Dec 2017
The German manufacturing industry has passed the national annual energy efficiency test for 2016, official figures show ..
News 18 Dec 2017
The EU’s efforts to scale up energy efficiency in buildings continue to move at a glacial pace following inconclusive negotiations between MEPs and government representatives ..
News 6 Dec 2017
The French government launched on Friday a plan to cut energy consumption in buildings with the aim to hit both environmental and social targets ..
News 27 Nov 2017
Germany and France among others are not on track to meet their 2020 targets for reducing primary energy consumption as of 2015, according to a ..
News 24 Nov 2017
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
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