energy policy

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Putting prosperity on a more sustainable footing The German Chancellor drew on the four guiding principles underlying the National Sustainability Strategy to show what the German Government is doing to implement the concept of sustainability. The debt brake incorporated into the Basic Law, for example, is based on the guiding principle of intergenerational equity. It stipulates that from 2016 the Federation will, to all intents and purposes, have to eliminate the structural deficit. From 2020 it effectively puts a cap on new debt in the Länder (federal states).
Post date: 9 Ago 2011
Type: News

"We have the chance to be the world's first industrialised nation to switch over to the electricity of the future." The Chancellor underscored the fact that guaranteeing the energy supply without nuclear power is, "a Herculean task," but that, "we can combine ethical responsibility with economic success in this project for the future."A personal turning point
Post date: 14 Giu 2011
Type: News

The strategy will provide an enhanced framework for national energy efficiency and savings policies. The Commission is currently drafting the impact assessment and finalising the strategy. A second impact assessment was necessary because the Commission intends to propose a strategic document instead of just going forward with a review of the previous Energy Efficiency Action Plan. It hopes to finish drafting these documents before the end of the year. The European Parliament recently adopted a resolution calling for an EU binding energy savings
Post date: 14 Feb 2011
Type: News

Improved energy efficiency (EE) is a critical response to the pressing climate change, economic development and energy security challenges faced by many countries. But achieving EE improvements requires a combination of technology development, market mechanisms and government policies that can influence the actions of millions of energy consumers. Much has been written on the role of market forces in delivering energy efficiency, and market-based instruments play a central role in most national energy efficiency policies.
Post date: 10 Gen 2011
Type: Publication

Post date: 18 Dic 2010
Type: Publication

This brochure was issued by the Energy Efficiency Industrial Forum (EEIF). EEIF is composed of European associations representing industries active in the field of energy efficiency such as insulation manufacturers, lamp companies, cogeneration companies, flat glass manufacturers, etc. Together, EEIF members share the belief that Europe is not on track to reach its 20% energy saving target by the year 2020 and call for effective and innovative policies for energy efficiency in Europe.
Post date: 16 Dic 2010
Type: Publication