According to Article 14 of Directive 2006/32/EC all Member States shall submit to the Commission the following EEAPs:
— a first EEAP not later than 30 June 2007;
— a second EEAP not later than 30 June 2011;
— a third EEAP not later than 30 June 2014.
All EEAPs should describe the energy efficiency improvement measures planned to reach the targets set out in Article 4(1) and (2), as well as to comply with the provisions on the exemplary role of the public sector and provision of information and advice to final customers set out in Articles 5(1) and 7(2) of Directive 2006/32/EC respectively.
The second EEAPs:
— include a thorough analysis and evaluation of the preceding EEAP;
— include the final results with regard to the fulfilment of the energy savings targets set out in Article 4(1) and (2) of Directive 2006/32/EC;
— include plans for — and information on the anticipated effects of — additional measures which address any existing or expected shortfall vis-à-vis the target;
— in accordance with Article 15(4), use and gradually increase the use of harmonised efficiency indicators and benchmarks, both for the evaluation of past measures and estimated effects of planned future measures;
— are based on available data, supplemented with estimates;
— may include the list of existing, and if appropriate, proposed measures and instruments including those of financial nature, which promote the objectives of Directive 2010/31/EU.