EC - European Commission

On 15 July 2015, the European Commission presented a package of proposals to deliver a new deal for energy consumers, to launch a redesign of the European electricity market, to update energy efficiency labelling and to revise the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS). 
Post date: 15 Jul 2015
Type: News

According to the EU Survey on Income and Living Conditions (EU SILC) conducted in 2012, about 54 million European citizens (10.8% of the EU population) were unable to adequately heat their homes. A particularly pervasive problem is highlighted in Central Eastern European and Southern Europe Member States. 
Post date: 30 Jun 2015
Type: News

As part of the evaluation and review of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, as required under Art. 19 of the Directive, the European Commission has launched a public consultation which will run until 31 October. 
Post date: 30 Jun 2015
Type: News

On 18 June 2015, Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič told EurActiv that stricter energy efficiency and performance laws and further enforcements on existing regulation will come in 2016. These new rules - expected to be laid down in the end of 2016 - will include stronger requirements than the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). 
Post date: 30 Jun 2015
Type: News

On 18 June 2015, the European Commission (EC) referred Greece to the EU Court of Justice for failing to transpose the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED). In February 2015, the Commission had sent a reasoned opinion to Greece, requesting the country to notify the EC of all transposition measures for the Directive. Until the 18 of June 2015, no legislation transposing the EED into national law has been adopted and/or notified to the EC. 
Post date: 18 Jun 2015
Type: News

With its own stand and numerous events organised by its Partners, BUILD UP will be omnipresent at the upcoming EU Sustainable Energy Week 2015 (EUSEW 2015). This article gives an overview of the activities of BUILD UP Partners during the event.  
Post date: 2 Jun 2015
Type: News

The strategy described in this document builds on a number of strengths and lessons learnt from the application of current policies, as well as from the effectiveness of the European Union's response to previous energy supply crises. According to the report, Europe has made significant progress towards completion of the energy internal market with increased interconnections; it has one of the best records worldwide in terms of energy intensity and a more balanced energy mix than its major partners. 
Post date: 26 May 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: Resource Efficiency Opportunities in the Building Sector 
Post date: 18 Apr 2015
Type: Publication

Final deadline to apply for the Sustainable Energy Europe Awards has been extended to 16 March 2015.  The Sustainable Energy Europe Awards are the EU reference prize for sustainable energy projects in Europe.
Post date: 3 Mar 2015
Type: News

The dates are set for next year’s leading event on the promotion of a secure, clean and efficient energy for Europe. The EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) will take place from 15 to 19 June 2015 in Brussels and across Europe.
Post date: 29 Dec 2014
Type: News