On the 23rd November 2017, EFIEES held its members’ meeting in Rome, hosted by its Italian member, AssoESCo. The association published a press release on its website. Meeting’s summary “Energy Performance Contracts: a fundamental tool to enhance energy efficiency”: one of the main messages of EFIEES’ meeting in Rome, hosted by its Italian member-association, AssoESCo. Read More
EFIEES, representing energy efficiency service companies (EESCs) across Europe, welcomes the votes of the Industry (ITRE) Committee of the European Parliament on the review of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and the Renewable Energy Sources Directive (RED). They constitute a major step forward, following the successful adoption of the EPBD report in October, which sent Read More
EFIEES welcomes the draft reports presented by the rapporteurs and the several amendments tabled by the Members of the European Parliament on the Clean Energy Package. EFIEES keeps on supporting the consistent implementation of the ‘Energy Efficiency First’ principle across all the elements of the package as well as the following guiding principles: Efforts towards Read More
EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017 – EFIEES presents concrete solutions to boost energy efficiency services markets
On the 22nd June 2017, EFIEES co-organised with eu.ESCO and EU-ASE a conference entitled “Boosting energy-efficiency services markets for building renovation and system efficiency”, in the framework of the 2017 edition of the European Sustainable Energy Week. The conference was divided in two expert panels. The first panel was composed of Timothée Noël, European Commission Read More
On the 17th May, EFIEES, together with COGEN Europe and Eurogas, sent a letter to the Council of the EU. Our three organisations welcome the Clean Energy Package and agree that the Primary Energy Factor (PEF) value set at 2.5 must be revised to better take into account the changes in the energy system as Read More
EFIEES signs a cooperation agreement with DENEFF, the German Business Association for Energy Efficiency
On 6th April 2017 a cooperation agreement was signed between EFIEES and DENEFF, the German Business Association for Energy Efficiency. Founded in November 2010 with the support of German Minister of Economics Rainer Brüderle, DENEFF now gathers about 140 members committed in energy efficiency, from innovative SMEs and start-ups to major international corporations. The association Read More
EFIEES presents its position paper on the ‘Clean Energy Package’ and calls for implementing the ‘Energy Efficiency First’ in line with the three principles: More consideration to be paid to energy efficiency services Equal treatment of renewable energy sources, whether produced on-site or supplied through the energy carrier A territorial/district approach, rather than an individual Read More
Representatives of industries committed to a sustainable, low carbon future call on the Members of the European Parliament to support the European Parliament’s Environment committee report from 15 December 2016 during the plenary vote on 15 February 2017 so that its provisions can be implemented without further delay.
EU Clean Energy Package: “Energy efficiency first” and the conclusions of the EU Strategy on Heating and Cooling should be the guiding principles for the final texts
EFIEES welcomes the European Commission’s “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package including notably the revisions of the Directives on Energy Efficiency, Energy Performance of Buildings, Renewable Energy Sources and a new Electricity Market Design.
The Primary Energy Factor for grid electricity in the Energy Efficiency Directive – recommendations by the European heat sector associations
To avoid negative impacts on the market and unrealistic savings calculations, European heat sector associations call on the European Commission to apply a solid methodology in the light of the principles outlined below. This reconsideration should result in a Primary Energy Factor for grid electricity close to the already established 2.5.
EFIEES presents its recommendations ahead of the upcoming "Energy Union Package".
Eurostat rules relating to public debt and deficit: a barrier to Energy Performance Contracts (EPC) in the public sector – briefing note
Examples of the impact of the Eurostat regulation on EPCs in terms of public debt and deficit.