EC - European Commission

  On 22 December 2016, the European Commission appointed the  members of the High-Level Expert Group on sustainable finance. The Group, which will start meeting as of January 2017, comprises 20 policy leaders from civil society, the finance sector and academia.  
Post date: 23 Dec 2016
Type: News

  On 8 December 2016, a new Memorandum of Understanding to enhance energy cooperation between the EU and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) was signed in London, United Kingdom, by EU Commissioner Arias Cañete and EBRD President Chakrabarti.  
Post date: 16 Dec 2016
Type: News

On 2 December 2016, the European Commission released a studyon the potential and functioning of green bond markets, demonstrating that green bonds have enjoyed extraordinary growth since they were first issued in 2007. The study also identifies key bottlenecks and measures to overcome them so they can fulfill their huge potential.  
Post date: 13 Dec 2016
Type: News

Renewable electricity, cleaner heating and cooling, decarbonised transport, empowered consumers and at least 27% renewables in the EU will bring clean energy for all Europeans.    
Post date: 6 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

A 30% energy efficiency target, efficient buildings, clarified ecodesign framework and measures, smarter finance to help Europe grow while meeting its climate goals easer.    
Post date: 2 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (recast) - COM(2016) 767 final     This European Commission proposal for a revised Renewable Energy Directive is part of EC's new Clean Energy package, which was released on 30 November 2016.  
Post date: 30 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

This European Commission proposal for a revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) puts into practice the key element of the Energy Union: "Energy efficiency first!" The proposal is part of EC's new Clean Energy package, which was released on 30 November 2016.  
Post date: 30 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency - COM(2016) 761 final     This European Commission proposal for a revised Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) puts into practice the key element of the Energy Union: "Energy efficiency first!" The proposal is part of EC's new Clean Energy package, which was released on 30 November 2016. 
Post date: 30 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE, THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS AND THE EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK - COM(2016) 860 final     This Commission Communication, released on 30 November 2016, presents a package of measures to keep the European Union competitive as the clean energy transition is changing global energy markets.  
Post date: 30 Nov 2016
Type: Publication