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Op-ed: European businesses ready to invest in energy efficiency

Monica Frassoni, President of the European Alliance to Save Energy Monica Frassoni is an Italian politician and former MEP (1999-2009). During that time she was co-chair of the European Greens–European Free Alliance group in the European Parliament. Currently, she is co-President of the European Green Party. Previously, she served for 10 years as...

Op-ed: Renovation breakthrough for public buildings

Katarzyna Wardal, Chair of the European Alliance to Save Energy Advocacy Working Group Katarzyna Wardal is an EU Public Affairs Manager for Knauf Insulation and Knauf Group. Since January 2018, Katarzyna is chairing the Advocacy Working Group of the European Alliance to Save Energy (EU-ASE). In her previous roles, Katarzyna worked for 5 years as...

EU-ASE reaction to EU long-term budget 2021-2027 proposal

3 May 2018, Brussels. The European Commission presentation of the Communication “A Modern Budget for a Union that Protects, Empowers and Defends. The Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027” is an important first step to define the financial means to address major EU societal, economic and environmental challenges. For the European Alliance...

Good day today for energy efficiency

11 October 2017, Brussels: Today an important vote took place in the Industry, Transport and Research (ITRE) Committee of the European Parliament. Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) were called to vote on the Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD) and the final report adopted significantly improves the Commission’s proposal and...

Top executives highlight to the Spanish Government the opportunity to bolster energy efficiency investments with new Accounting Rules

 22 September 2017, Madrid: Yesterday a delegation of top executives representing some of the largest European companies operating in the energy efficiency sector met Daniel Navia Simón, the Spanish Secretary of State for Energy, to discuss the position of Spain on the current review of major EU energy efficiency directives. The meeting coincides...

La sfida dei cambiamenti climatici si vince anche con una politica ambiziosa e leggi chiare sull’efficienza energetica nell’edilizia e nei trasporti.

 Strasburgo, Parlamento Europeo, 12 settembre 2017: Oggi rappresentanti di ENEL e della European Alliance to Save Energy (EU-ASE) – un’organizzazione inter-settoriale che raggruppa importanti imprese europee operanti nel campo energetico e dei servizi e associazioni come il Kyoto Club – in occasione di un evento congiunto ospitato dall‘on.Simona...

Leading multinational companies call the European Parliament to strengthen EU energy efficiency directives in view of trialogue negotiations

Brussels, 27 June 2017 — Under the lead of the Maltese EU Presidency, yesterday Energy Ministers found an agreement (General Approach) on both the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED). Leading multinational companies represented by the European Alliance to Save Energy (EU-ASE) regret the weak...

Multinational corporations urge the Italian Government to lead a progressive coalition of Member States to increase ambition of major EU energy efficiency directives

 Rome, 30 May 2017 — Yesterday senior business representatives, who are members of the European Alliance to Save Energy (EU-ASE), met in Rome at the Italian Ministry for Economic Development (MISE) to present their views on the revisions of both the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) to...

Energy poverty and air quality: top executives highlight to the Polish Government how EU energy efficiency directives can help solve these social and environmental issues

Warsaw, 23 May 2017 — Polish business representatives who are members of the European Alliance to Save Energy (EU-ASE), met today with the Undersecretary of State from the Polish Ministry for Energy, Mr. Michał Kurtyka, to urge the Government to grasp the full social, environmental and economic potentials that can be derived from the current...