EED - Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU)

The European Commission released today a set of legislative measures related to the energy sector, referred to as the Winter Package. Most notably, it contains the revised Renewable Energy Directive (RED), the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). Together, they constitute the legislative pillars underpinning the EU renewable energy sector.    
Post date: 30 Nov 2016
Type: Note

European Commission’s Energy Union underplays the potential of energy efficiency but opens door for MEPs and Member States to move the efficiency agenda forward.  
Post date: 30 Nov 2016
Type: Note

"More than ever, EU projects are scrutinised for their contribution to the Union’s general interest and to bringing direct and tangible benefits to citizens", says Coalition for Energy Savings   On 18 November 2016, an impressive movement of companies, environmental NGOs, consumer associations, and local authorities is calling for ambitious energy efficiency policies.    
Post date: 30 Nov 2016
Type: Note

On 30 November 2016, the European Commission will launch a legislative package on energy. This represents a ‘once-in-a-decade’ set of reforms to the design of electricity markets, to renewables and energy efficiency targets and policies, and to the governance rules for planning and reporting on climate and energy. The “jumbo” package of at least 8 legislative initiatives is likely to run to over 1,000 pages.  
Post date: 29 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

The European Commission has announced that it would release its "Winter Package" on November, 30th.      The long-awaited legislative package is, as E3G consultancy names it, a "once-in-a-decade" set of reforms, containing 4 sets of legislative measures shaping the energy market, use of sources, energy efficiency targets and policies. An updated Energy Efficiency Directive, which will set out the design and implementation plans for a new efficiency target for 2030, alongside a revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive.    
Post date: 29 Nov 2016
Type: News

  On 29 September 2016, the European Commission (EC) requested Estonia and Poland to ensure the full transposition of the Energy Efficiency Directive (Directive 2012/27/EU).  
Post date: 3 Oct 2016
Type: News

Past analyses by both BPIE and the Joint Research Centre concluded that there is room for improvement when drafting the next iterations of the renovation strategies. This study strengthens those findings by pointing to important shortcomings in the strategy development and implementation processes.  
Post date: 12 Sep 2016
Type: Publication

The Energy Efficiency Directive places energy savings requirements on EU countries' buildings. This includes making central government buildings more energy efficient and requiring EU countries to establish national plans for renovating overall building stock.   National building renovation strategies   EU countries have drawn up strategies to show how they plan to foster investment into the renovation of residential and commercial buildings. These strategies are part of their National Energy Efficiency Action Plans. They:
Post date: 7 Sep 2016
Type: Publication

The conference aims to build and strengthen Central and Eastern Europe’s energy efficiency community. It focuses on the CEE region and engages a mix of stakeholders from across sectors (government, business, civil society), followed by the presence of high-level speakers from business, national and EU level.    
Post date: 24 Aug 2016
Type: Link

The Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) of Ireland has launched a public consultation with the aim to seek input on whether the Department should consider any changes to the operation of the next phase of the Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme (EEOS) which will run from 2017 to 2019.
Post date: 19 Aug 2016
Type: News