Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Commission, and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have launched a new Practitioner's Guide on the Statistical Treatment of Energy Performance Contracts.
Post date: 29 Jun 2018
European Commission and EIB further clarify statistical treatment of Energy Performance Contracts
Post date: 8 May 2018
Energy prices in 2017 - Household energy prices in the EU down compared with 2016 - -0.5% for electricity and -6.3% for gas
Brussels, 29 November 2017
In the European Union (EU), household electricity prices slightly decreased (-0.5%) on average between the first half of 2016 and the first half of 2017 to stand at €20.4 per 100 kWh. Across the EU Member States, household electricity prices in the first half of 2017 ranged from below €10 per 100 kWh in Bulgaria to more than €30 per 100 kWh in Denmark and Germany.
Post date: 30 Nov 2017
Energy performance contracts in the public sector offer a practical solution to make public buildings and other public infrastructures more energy efficient, as the initial investment can be covered by a private partner and repaid by guaranteed energy savings. However, frequently this type of contract simultaneously contains elements of a rental, service, lease, purchase or loan agreement, making its recording complex.
Post date: 21 Sep 2017
In its News release of 4 May 2017, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, estimates that in 2016 carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions from fossil fuel combustion decreased by 0.4% in the European Union (EU), compared with the previous year.
Post date: 4 May 2017
Sustainable development has long been part of the political agenda of the European Union. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their related targets, approved in September 2015 by the UN General Assembly, provide a new policy framework worldwide towards ending all forms of poverty, fighting inequalities and tackling climate change, while ensuring that no one is left behind.
Post date: 22 Nov 2016
In its press release of 3 May 2016, Eurostat estimates that in 2015 carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions from fossil fuel combustion increased by 0.7% in the European Union compared with the previous year.
Post date: 5 May 2016
Nine Member States have already achieved their 2020 targets
On 10 February 2016, EUROSTAT announced that in 2014, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy reached 16.0% in the European Union (EU), almost double than that of 2004 (8.5%), the first year for which the data is available.
Share of renewable sources in specific Member States
Post date: 10 Feb 2016
On the occasion of the publication of the 2015 Energy, transport and environment statistical book and with regard to the forthcoming COP21 in Paris, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, publishes a small selection of data on energy, transport and environment in the EU related to climate change.
Post date: 5 Nov 2015
The 2015 edition of this publication elaborated by Eurostat presents a compilation of data on energy, transport and the environment. The included indicators present national data for the 28 EU Member States, the EFTA, the candidate and the potential candidate countries. When available, the EU-28 aggregate is also provided. When the EU-28 aggregate is not available, the EU-27 aggregate is provided. Data are generally available for the period between 2004 and 2013.
Post date: 5 Nov 2015