Many agree EU misses mark on Energy Efficiency Directive

Many agree EU misses mark on Energy Efficiency Directive


A little after midnight on 14 June, the European Parliament, Commission and presidency agreed on a legislative proposal on energy efficiency and savings, in hopes that it will help the EU reach its goal of cutting energy use by 20% by 2020.

But many groups opposed the revised Energy Efficiency Directive, saying it’s watered down and fails to meet the mark. Worry has begun to sink in because projections showed that the EU isn’t even halfway to reaching its goal, lagging behind ...


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