In a moment of urgency, put energy efficiency first

By |julij 12th, 2019|Energy efficiency, IPCC 1.5 report, News, Paris Climate Agreement|

Steps can be taken to improve energy efficiency. This is the surest route to achieving the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, write Kim Fausing and Rachel Kyte.

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EU official: Households will save €500 a year from existing EU energy-saving laws

By |marec 1st, 2019|appliances, circular economy, Energy efficiency, News|

The European Commission has put changes in place that are making household appliances more energy efficient and recyclable. But the key will be in implementation of these rules, says the Commission's director for Industrial transformation.

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As EU tries to make household appliances more efficient, consumers remain to be convinced

By |februar 28th, 2019|appliances, Eco-design, Energy efficiency, energy labeling directive, News, Smart meters, weee, WEEE directive, white goods|

European legislation has made appliances like washing machines and dishwashers even more water and energy efficient than washing clothes and dishes by hand. The next step is to connect these appliances to the web and allow them to act independently.

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Parliament rubber-stamps Europe’s 2030 clean energy laws

By |november 14th, 2018|clean energy package, Climate Change, CO2 emissions, energy and environment, Energy efficiency, ETS, European Parliament, News, renewables, winter package|

The European Parliament voted on Tuesday (13 November) a set of three clean energy laws for 2030, including binding targets for renewable energies, an indicative objective on energy savings and a separate text on the governance of the Energy Union.

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Europe’s path to carbon neutrality: A move to ‘sobriété énergétique’?

By |november 12th, 2018|2020 energy and climate targets, carbon emissions, carbon neutrality, Energy efficiency, European Commission, News|

What is 'sobriété énergétique' and what is its role in pushing Europe towards its carbon reduction goals? Kamila Waciega explains.  

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135 French MPs lobby hard for the ecological transition

By |oktober 17th, 2018|building renovation, ecological transition, Energy efficiency, News, Nicolas Hulot|

A parliamentary group, bringing together 135 French MPs from across the political spectrum, wants to collectively carry the issues of the ecological transition, particularly during the debate on the 2019 finance bill. EURACTIV France’s media partner the Journal de l’environnement reports.

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MEPs and governments at standoff over energy efficiency

By |junij 14th, 2018|Energy efficiency, News, Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy Directive|

Mandate of Bulgarian presidency unclear after government changes in Italy and Spain.

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EU strikes deal on 32% renewable energy target and palm oil ban after all-night session

By |junij 14th, 2018|Energy efficiency, EU energy package 2030, News, Renewable Energy|

Talks on renewable energy policy in Europe reached un unexpected breakthrough early this morning after negotiators from the European Parliament and  EU member states were able to reach a compromise on a 32% headline objective and a complete phase out of palm oil use in transport by 2030.

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Video highlights: Spain and Italy may stoke clean energy shakeup today

By |junij 13th, 2018|Energy efficiency, Five Star Movement, Italy, News, Peter Altmaier, Renewable Energy, Spain|

The degree to which member state positions on the EU’s clean energy package have shifted was on display on Monday (11 June) when energy ministers met for a council meeting in Luxembourg. EURACTIV brings you a video compilation from the public debate.

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Britain risks losing green protections after Brexit

By |januar 22nd, 2018|Energy efficiency, Julie Girling, Michael Gove, News, Plastics Strategy|

A coalition of the UK's leading environmental groups says there is a “significant risk” that British environmental protections will be reduced after Brexit, despite the government’s positive rhetoric. EURACTIV's partner The Guardian reports.

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