EC - European Commission

On 23 November 2011, two joint procurement agreements (JPAs) entered into force. The first JPA concerns the procurement of common auction platforms that will be used by 24 Member States, accounting for some 60% of the allowances to be auctioned. The second JPA concerns the procurement of an auction monitor that will survey the auctions conducted on all auction platforms. These JPAs lay down the rules under which the Commission and Member States will conduct the joint procurement procedures.
Post date: 30 Nov 2011
Type: News

The Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC) had to be implemented by Member States by 5 December 2010. However, France and the Czech Republic have not yet informed the Commission of the full transposition of the directive into their national legislation. The timely transposition of EU legislation is a priority for the Commission, especially since unnecessary delays in implementing may jeopardize the achievement of the EU renewable energy objective. France and the Czech Republic have not yet fully transposed the requirements of the Renewable legislation including:
Post date: 30 Nov 2011
Type: News

The Energy-efficient Buildings (EeB) Public Private Partnership (PPP) is a joint initiative of the European Commission and the private sector to promote research on new methods and technologies to reduce the energy footprint and CO2 emissions related to new and renovated buildings across Europe.
Post date: 6 Sep 2011
Type: Publication
Post date: 14 Mar 2011
Type: News
Post date: 23 Feb 2011
Type: News

Consultation period: from 20/12/2010 to 07/03/2011Policy field(s): European energy strategies, Sustainable energy, Renewable Energy, Energy efficiency, Energy Technology & innovation, Oil, Coal, Gas, Electricity, Nuclear energy, Security of supply, External dimension, Energy infrastructure, Energy Market Observatory, Energy Research
Post date: 30 Dec 2010
Type: News

Energy savings
Post date: 12 Nov 2010
Type: News

Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science and Vice- President Antonio Tajani, responsible for industry and entrepreneurship said: "As we emerge from crisis in the teeth of fierce global competition, we face an innovation emergency. If we do not transform Europe into an Innovation Union, our economies will wither on the vine while ideas and talent go to waste. Innovation is the key to building sustainable growth and fairer and greener societies.
Post date: 28 Oct 2010
Type: News