Monday, February 22, 2016

European Commission: energy saving to become priority "fuel"


EC Joint Research Centre's report states that by 2030, more energy will be saved than the amount of energy consumed deriving from oil. The report provides scientific evidence that transforming energy efficiency into a mechanism to reduce energy demand will ensure that the EU meets its objectives on security of supply, climate change and competitiveness in a decarbonising economy.
The authors of the report recommend including a framework for de-risking energy efficiency investments through stimulation and scaling-up private investments in energy efficiency projects, and to ensuring that energy savings compete on equal terms with generation capacity.  Read more at http://www.eurekalert.org/