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eceee Press Release: Plans to reach annual 1.5% energy savings fall short of credibility

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Coalition for Energy Savings, in which eceee is a member, identifies many weaknesses in national implementation of the EU’s Energy Efficiency Directive (EED). A Coalition analysis of the Member States’ plans for achieving 1.5% annual end-use energy savings highlights that most countries not only show low ambition but also fail to credibly demonstrate how the mandatory energy savings target will be reached, exposing them to infringement procedures and possible fines. (For more information on the EED, see eceee's FAQ pages on the EED and the "Steering through the Maze guide" which explains the Directive in an easily accessible way.) Read more...