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EU Commission publishes Energy Efficiency Plan

March 10th, 2011 by European Commission

Energy efficiency is at the heart of the EU’s Europe 2020 Strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth and of the transition to a resource efficient economy. Energy efficiency is one of the most cost effective ways to enhance security of energy supply, and to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants. In many […]

EU’s transport network needs to be nearly 100% carbon-free by 2050

February 1st, 2011 by European Expert Group on Future Transport Fuels

Decarbonising transport is a core theme of the EU 2020 strategy and of the Common Transport Policy. The long-term objective of the European Union on C02 emissions is an overall reduction of 80 to 95% by 2050. Oil, the main energy source for transport overall, supplying nearly 100% of road transport fuels, is currently expected […]