Policy & Regulation

Lack of ambition on energy efficiency concerns EU

The lack of ambition by national governments in a revised version of the draft EU energy efficiency law may be an obstacle to the European Commission, Council and Parliament reaching a first reading agreement on the new legislation, according to a leaked Council document seen by Energy Monitor.
By Energy Monitor 19 April 2012 0 9158

The lack of ambition by national governments in a revised version of the draft EU energy efficiency law may be an obstacle to the European Commission, Council and Parliament reaching a first reading agreement on the new legislation, according to a leaked Council document seen by Energy Monitor.

The document refers to a Commission analysis that talks of a drastically reduced level of ambition in the revised draft law.

The document confirms reports from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that objections from member states could derail the Commission's efforts to...