Category Archives: Energy Efficiency Directive

The Hour is Now

This Saturday, 23 March at 8.30pm, Earth Hour is upon us. Hundreds of millions of people will turn off … Continue reading...

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2012: Presenting our Polyurethanes Passive House to you!

EUSEW 2012

Every year the European Union hosts its Sustainable Energy Week, the largest annual green energy event in the … Continue reading...

Energy efficient “chicken” always tastes the same…

Remember that scene in ‘Rebel Without a Cause’, where the protagonist, James Dean, is taunted into playing “chicken”? … Continue reading...

Jogging away from commitment: the Energy Efficiency Directive

Horsens, located on the Danish coast and set against a backdrop of rolling hills and valleys, is a particularly charming … Continue reading...

Negotiations for EU energy savings deal to start on April 11

Today, the Council published two very important documents. The first one is the Council’s comments and “preliminary position” on the … Continue reading...

Conservatives claim victory over EU Energy Savings Bill

Last night, we guessed that a deal had been secured by European Parliamentarians on the Energy Efficiency Directive. In fact, … Continue reading...

Did MEPs agree on EU Energy Savings bill today?

Today, the European Parliament’s political groups were to finalise the compromise amendments on Claude Turmes’s report on the Energy Efficiency … Continue reading...

What leeway does the Danish Presidency of the EU Council have on energy efficiency?

On 1 January 2012, the Danish presidency of the European Union Council began, for 6 crucial months. Denmark’s Prime Minister, Continue reading...

The Energy Efficiency Directive on a Tightrope

Bird on a Tight rope

License: Creative Commons; Credits: msuga

Our last post on the European debate on the energy efficiency directive dates back from … Continue reading...

Energy Efficiency Directive: the cards are laid on the table but who has got the best hand?

On 4th October 2011, MEP Claude Turmes (Greens-EFA, Luxemburg) published his draft report on the upcoming energy efficiency directiveContinue reading...