Energy efficiency and buildings

This article was published under the 2015-2020 European Committee of the Regions mandate.

Summary

ENVE-VI/019

Last updated 20 April, 2017

12 July
Adoption at CoR Plenary


Objective

  • In order to improve energy efficiency the Commission has proposed to review the EU’s energy efficiency target and energy saving obligations requiring energy suppliers and distributors to save 1.5% of energy per year. The European Committee of the Regions has appointed Mr Michiel Rijsberman (NL/ALDE) rapporteur on the ‘Energy efficiency and buildings’ opinion which will analyse both proposals simultaneously.

Impact

11 April
Meeting with Anneli Jäätteenmäki (FI / ALDE), rapporteur in the European Parliament on the Energy Performance of Buildings directive (ENVI committee);

Meeting with Helveg Morten Petersen (DK / ALDE), rapporteur on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (ITRE committee).

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Michiel RIJSBERMAN

Rapporteur

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