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Leaked: draft EU Energy Efficiency & Buildings directives

On Wednesday 30 November the European Commission will present the next Energy Union Package. (On Twitter a.k.a. #EnergyUnionPackage.) The package will consist of nine (possibly ten) elements: Governance of the Energy Union Regulation Energy Efficiency Directive Energy Performance of Buildings Directive Renewable Energy Directive (leaked draft here) Electricity Market Regulation (leaked draft here) Risk Preparedness…

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1st results of EU’s post-2020 Renewable Energy Directive consultation

As part of the European Energy Union project, the EU Commission held a public consultation on a new Renewable Energy Directive for the period after 2020 (from 18 November 2015 to 10 February 2016). The first results are now in. The Commission received 614 replies to the consultation: 18% of submissions come from industry associations 15% were…

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EU Energy Council 6 June 2016: agenda & documents

The EU Ministers for Energy will meet on Monday 6 June 2016. Update 2 June: The meeting page now indicates the agenda highlights: ‘Security of energy supply The Council will try to  reach a general approach on a draft decision that sets up aninformation exchange mechanism on energy agreements between member states and non-EU countries….

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Leaked: draft EU #EnergyUnion Communication on Heating & Cooling

On Tuesday 16 February (rescheduled; was Wednesday 10 February) the European Commission will present the so-called Energy Union ‘Winter Package’. The package will consist of five elements: Revised Security of Gas Supply Regulation Proposal for a revised decision on Intergovernmental agreements in the field of energy Strategy for Liquefied Natural Gas & Storage Strategy for heating…

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