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EU-ASE response to European Commission consultation on climate law

According to the Commission LTS, the EU must halve its energy consumption by 2050. Energy efficiency therefore must play a central role in achieving net-zero GHG emissions by 2050. Considering that the world economy will triple by 2050 and that global population will increase by nearly 2.3 billion by 2050, energy efficiency is the most...

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10 priorities for transformative policies under the European Green Deal

The European Green Deal Communication acknowledges that in the effort to reduce GHG emissions and achieve climate neutrality by 2050, energy efficiency must be prioritised. At EUASE, we have set out 10 priorities to make sure that the policies under the EGD fully apply the Energy Efficiency First principle. On December 11, the European Commission...

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EU-ASE Response to European Commission’s Targeted Consultation on EEAG

We would like to respond to the Roadmap that was released by DG Competition, namely on: 1) Targeted Consultation for the Evaluation of the Guidelines on State aid for Environmental protection and Energy 2014-2020 (EEAG)*Please describe the relevance of State aid rules for you.We believe that well-designed State aid schemes and measures can help...

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EPBD – Recommendations for implementation

  The Clean Energy for all Europeans policy package led to the revision of several key pieces of legislation related to the renovation of buildings. Most notable was the revision of the EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) that now sets a clear direction for the full decarbonisation of the European building stock by 2050. The...

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Energy Efficiency for a competitive and decarbonised EU economy

 EU-ASE is known to be a leading business voice in a growing, diverse and increasingly well-organised energy efficiency community in Brussels. Since our foundation in 2010, we have helped put energy efficiency high on the agenda of EU decision makers.Together with other Brussels-based and national stakeholders we developed and promoted the Energy...

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Energy-water nexus: accelerating energy savings for the clean energy transition

The link between energy and water consumption across sectors has been so far widely neglected, despite the economic and environmental benefits it can bring to European citizens and businesses. Water and energy are interdependent and should be considered in all EU policies with the goals to make Europe’s waters more resilient, affordable and...

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EU-ASE Manifesto 2019

Ahead of the upcoming May elections for the new European Parliament and new Commission, the European Alliance to Save Energy (EU-ASE) has published a manifesto underlining the key role Energy Efficiency has to play across EU policies in the next electoral cycle.   For the new Parliament’s legislature, citizens want politicians who address...

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EU-ASE Response to EIB Public Consultation on Energy Lending Policy

The European Investment Bank (EIB) ran an open consultation about its Energy Lending Policy. In what regards energy efficiency, the consultation proposed three different questions that you can see here. The EIB, as the European Union (EU) Bank, plays a significant role in financing energy infrastructure. The Bank’s current approach towards...

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