STRASBOURG – In the spirit of the EU Energy Union, Members of the European Parliament meeting for the plenary session in Strasbourg set a goal of creating near zero-energy buildings in the EU by 2050.

EU member states must develop national long-term strategies to support cost-saving renovation of public and private buildings, with a view to reducing emissions in the EU by 80-85% compared to 1990 levels, MEPs said, noting that these long-term goals to renovate the existing building stock ensur...

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