EC - European Commission

This Staff Working Document accompanies the Commission Communication on an EU strategy for heating and cooling, released in February 2016.
Post date: 16 Feb 2016
Type: Publication

This year's Citizens' Energy Forum will take place on 23-24 February 2016 in London, United Kingdom. The aim of the Forum is to create competitive, energy-efficient and fair retail markets for consumers. Several Working Groups have been established to focus on issues raised in the Forum, covering topics such as vulnerable consumers, price transparency, and consumers as energy market agents.  
Post date: 26 Jan 2016
Type: Event

On 18 January 2016, the European Commission announced a call for experienced professionals in the sustainable energy field to evaluate and recommend proposals for funding under the H2020 Energy Efficiency Call for Proposals.   Candidates should meet the following criteria:  
Post date: 25 Jan 2016
Type: News

Note: document links updated 6 January 2016 
Post date: 17 Dec 2015
Type: News

Note: document links updated 6 January 2016   This report by Ecofys, elaborated by order of the European Commission, analyses the stakeholders' responses at the public consultation launched by the Commission as part of the evaluation and review of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). The purpose of this analysis is to gain an in-depth view of the public opinion on the EPBD review.  
Post date: 17 Dec 2015
Type: Publication

 New EC report shows a decrease of 7% in final energy consumption and of 8% in primary energy consumption in the EU between 2005 and 2013. 
Post date: 23 Nov 2015
Type: News

 Assessment of the progress made by Member States towards the national energy efficiency targets for 2020 and towards the implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU as required by Article 24 (3) of Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU 
Post date: 21 Nov 2015
Type: Publication

This report and its two annexes present the findings from monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and from other information at national and Union level relevant to climate change. The accompanying Staff Working Document includes additional technical information and data related to progress towards the Kyoto and EU 2020 objectives. It also provides the references for the main data and figures presented in this report. 
Post date: 21 Nov 2015
Type: Publication

COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS on Launching the public consultation process on a new energy market design 
Post date: 16 Jul 2015
Type: Publication

 COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS on Delivering a New Deal for Energy Consumers The European Commission, recognising that citizens must be at the core of the Energy Union, presents a Communication on delivering a new deal empowering energy consumers. The new deal is based on a three-pillar strategy: 
Post date: 16 Jul 2015
Type: Publication