Energy

Energy efficiency action plan

In its March 2007 conclusions, the European Council identified energy efficiency as an essential part of the comprehensive strategy on climate change and energy, and stressed the need to achieve the objective of a 20% saving of EU energy consumption by 2020.The European Council added that good use...

Energy Efficiency : a top priority for European Energy Policy in 2009

By late December 2008, the European Council and the European Parliament approved the definite terms of the Climate Action and Renewable Energy Package. One interesting observation about the Package is that it barely tackles the important issue of Energy Efficiency. This is prima facie surprising sin...