EFIEES’ purpose is to promote the activities of Energy Efficiency Services Companies (EESCs) in the European Union

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2017

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’ position paper on ‘The Clean Energy for All Europeans’ package

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

European heating sector urges Members of the European Parliament to support the EU ETS reform

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.

 

 

2016

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’ recommendations on the upcoming “Energy Union Package”

EFIEES presents its recommendations ahead of the upcoming "Energy Union Package".

The position taken by EFIEES on the proposed method for calculating the primary energy factor (PEF) for electricity

EFIEES supports the approach taken by the European Commission, which aims to use a revised method for calculating the PEF for electricity in a more rigorous and transparent manner.

Key principles for an efficient, integrated European energy system with low carbon emissions

EFIEES' recommendations in the light of the upcoming legislative proposals from the European Commission relating to energy efficiency and renewable energy.

EFIEES’ response to the public consultation on the rationalisation of obligations in terms of planning and reporting within the framework of the governance of the Energy Union

Key principles from EFIEES' response to the public consultation on the rationalisation of obligations in terms of planning and reporting within the framework of the governance of the Energy Union.

Summary of EFIEES’ response to the public consultation on the Energy Efficiency Directive

EFIEES' response to the public consultation on the Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU) - summary.

 

 

2015

Summary of EFIEES’ position on the consultation on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

EFIEES' response to the public consultation on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive – summary.