EU policy

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Thursday 4 May 2017, 10:00 am – 11:30 am CEST     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: 27 Apr 2017
Type: Event

How to make Renovate Europe's NZEB vision a reality by 2050?    
Post date: 30 Mar 2017
Type: Note

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

On 28 February 2017, the environment ministers of the European Union reached an agreement in support of the revision of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) Directive for the period after 2020.     The agreement comes after almost two years of discussions in the Council, led since the start of this year by the Maltese presidency, and serves as the basis for negotiations with the European Parliament.  
Post date: 28 Mar 2017
Type: News

On 21 March 2017, negotiators of the European Parliament and the Council agreed on a revised energy efficiency label and the relevant regulatory framework. The current A+++ to G labels for products will be replaced by a clear and easier to use A to G labels.   This will make energy labels more understandable for consumers and help them make better informed purchasing choices. The measure will be accompanied by the introduction of a public database making it easier for citizens to compare the energy efficiency of household appliances.  
Post date: 22 Mar 2017
Type: News

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