Cost-effectiveness does not guide EU spending on energy efficiency in buildings

Cost-effectiveness is not a determining factor for allocating public funding to energy efficiency measures in residential buildings, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors. Despite improved guidance from the European Commission, EU-funded projects still do not focus on achieving the greatest potential energy savings per euro invested. The overall contribution of Read more about Cost-effectiveness does not guide EU spending on energy efficiency in buildings[…]

Putting energy efficiency first is a key objective of the Energy Union

Energy savings are an efficient way of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and thereby contribute to the EU’s action against climate change. They also help Europeans to save money on their energy bills. The European Commission adopted three recommendations to help Member States to transpose and implement the amending Directive on Energy Efficiency. They are particularly Read more about Putting energy efficiency first is a key objective of the Energy Union[…]