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Clean Energy for All Europeans – The right role for energy efficiency

OpenEXP's report entitled "Clean Energy for All Europeans - Do the Commission's Impact Assessments Assign the Right Role to Energy Efficiency?" aims to support the on-going debate at the European Council and in the European...

Brexit: A wake-up call for a citizens’ energy transition!

I can’t speak for you, but in my case, the Brexit had for me the opposite effect of the fall of the Berlin wall. I was in high school in 1989, but it was clear to me that the reunification of Germany would lead to a more peaceful...

Energy Transition of the EU Building Stock — Unleashing the 4th Industrial Revolution in Europe

This report aims to support the on-going review/revision of EU climate and energy policy instruments. The objective is to contribute to making 2016 the year of delivery for EU instruments aiming to reduce building’s energy consumption and their...

EU Climate and Energy policies at risk of ‘’la pensée unique’’

I used to think that Western democracies protect their citizens from “la pensée unique” (a narrow and single way of thinking). My concerns relate to the “consensus” in the “energy efficiency community” about how the “Better Regulation Package” would...

Could consumers tip the balance of the EU energy transition?

The 2016 edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week was about empowering consumers. At the opening ceremony, Mr. Miguel Arias Cañete, the commissioner of climate and energy, made it clear that the energy transition is also about the active consumer...

The road the EU should not be taking

OP-ED on EU policy (climate and energy legislation) and Paris Climate Agreement - Is it on track with the 2030 climate and energy targets? first published on the eceee website (european council for an energy efficient...

Securing energy efficiency to secure the Energy Union

EC Joint Research Cenrtre (JRC) report: How energy efficiency meets the EU climate and energy goals   In line with the Energy Union strategy, the EU 2030 climate and energy policy framework sees energy saving as Europe’s first...

EC Joint Research Centre (JRC) WEBINAR: Energy Renovation – The Trump Card for the New Start for Europe

Update: the webinar recordings and PDF of presentations are now available here.  The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission (EC) is hosting a webinar to disseminate the learnings and main conclusions of its...

Energy Renovation: The Trump Card for the New Start for Europe

Energy renovation is instrumental for reaching the EU 2020 goals. It has implications for growth and jobs, energy and climate and cohesion policies. Renovating existing buildings is a 'win-win' option for the EU economy.  In 2011, specialised...

Launch webinar of the IEA-UNDP publication "Modernising Building Energy Codes to Secure our Global Energy Future"

Array The Webinar is hosted by the Clean Energy Solutions Center. It will take place on August 20th, from 2:30PM to 4:00PM CEST (Paris time). Space is limited. Click here to register: https://www3....