Clean Energy for All Europeans

For a sustainable, safer and more competitive Europe     In November 2016, the European Commission presented the Clean Energy for all Europeans package, providing proposals designed to show that the clean energy transition is the growth sector of the future, and to keep the European Union competitive as the clean energy transition is changing global energy markets.  
Post date: 31 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

Making Europe’s buildings highly energy efficient - Improvements needed to the EU Winter Package: EED and EPBD    
Post date: 29 Mar 2017
Type: Note

Improvements needed to the EU Winter Package: EED and EPBD    
Post date: 29 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

The 2016 Clean Energy for all Europeans package of the EU Commission has reinforced the position of energy efficiency policies in the EU’s political agenda. One of the three key objectives of these proposals is to “put energy efficiency first” in the EU’s energy and climate legislations. European policymakers consider energy efficiency to be crucial in reaching the EU’s long-term energy and climate targets.  
Post date: 20 Mar 2017
Type: News

The third annual Energy Savings Summit, organised by The Coalition for Energy Savings, will take place on 2 May 2017 from 14.00 to 18.00, in Brussels, Belgium. The Summit will focus on the successful delivery of a “Clean Energy for All Europeans Package” that maximises the multiple benefits of energy savings. A keynote speech is to be held by Miguel Arias Cañete, the Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy.  
Post date: 17 Mar 2017
Type: Event

South Eastern Europe is a region gifted with a high potential to increase energy efficiency and to expand renewable energy resources.   This high-level conference, organised by Agora Energiewende, the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) and the Centre for European Policy Studies, and co-hosted by Members of the European Parliament Georgi Pirinski (S&D) and Claude Turmes (Greens/EFA),will take place in Brussels, Belgium on 29 March 2017 from 9.00am to 12.00pm CET.  
Post date: 17 Mar 2017
Type: Event

Over the last 10 years, the importance of energy efficiency in European policy has steadily increased. Today, energy efficiency is a key element on the EU’s political agenda. Policy makers are progressively recognising energy efficiency as a suitable means to address the triple challenge of economic recovery, energy dependency and climate change. Starting in 2006, Energy Efficiency Watch (EEW) projects accompanied this process.
Post date: 17 Mar 2017
Type: Event

As part of the proposals released by the European Commission on November 30 2016, the introduction of a ‘smartness indicator’ is foreseen.   With respect to the features of this smartness indicator, the following description is provided:   A smartness indicator will reflect the ability of buildings to:  
Post date: 1 Mar 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

On 27 February 2017, the European Energy Council met in Brussels, Belgium, bringing together EU Energy Ministers, European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič, and European Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action Miguel Arias Cañete. Two main items were on the agenda: the Commission's 'Clean Energy for All Europeans' package and its second State of the Energy Union report.  
Post date: 1 Mar 2017
Type: News

Study on the impact assessment for a new Directive mainstreaming deployment of renewable energy and ensuring that the EU meets its 2030 renewable energy target - Mainstreaming RES    
Post date: 16 Feb 2017
Type: Publication