Energy efficiency is to use the least possible amount of fuel or energy for the largest output of power with the smallest possible pollution. Energy efficiency starts at home.
The European Commission director-general for climate action, Jos Delbeke, came out strongly in favour of changes to the ETS at a stakeholder conference on the Commission’s recent low carbon roadmap for 2050 in Brussels on March 17th.comments
A group of eight well respected Polish environmental NGOs have sent an appeal to Günther Oettinger, Director General of the European Commissions Energy Directorate urging that legally binding energy efficiency measures be imposed on the largely coal dependent country, according to a release.comments
On the 17th November, the European Commission (EC) adopted its much-expected energy infrastructure priorities for the next two decades. Seven corridors for electricity transport and pipelines are defined as the priorities for reaching the 2020 targets for renewable energy development and energy efficiency and ensuring EU energy security. CO2 transport is notably included as a future key component of EU energy infrastructure.comments