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Apr 20 2012 - 10:40
The European Parliament has rejected in its recent plenary meeting a European Commission proposal that would force Member States to set taxes on fuels according to their energy...
Apr 19 2012 - 14:20
The transformation of Germany's energy system has yielded more results: During the first three months of this year, the production of solar and wind power was 40% greater than...
Mar 16 2012 - 15:45
The International Energy Agency (IEA) calls for greater efforts to reduce energy demand of buildings, which represent around 40% of primary energy consumption in most IEA...
Mar 9 2012 - 16:49
The three European Standards Organisations (ESOs) – CEN (European Committee for Standardization), CENELEC (European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization) and ETSI (...
Mar 6 2012 - 19:49
On 6 March 2012, EHI took part in the breakfast seminar organised by EHPA, the European Heat Pump Association, highlighting the role of small scale heating devices in general, and...
Mar 6 2012 - 15:18
EHI, together with ten European heat sector related associations, co-signed today a joint statement calling for an ambitious European heating and cooling policy. * Heating...
Feb 29 2012 - 00:00
On 28 February 2012, the European Parliament's ITRE Committee voted the first reading text of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), and agreed to already start negociations with...
Feb 22 2012 - 20:21
Twelve Member States exceeded one or more of the emission limits set by the EU National Emission Ceilings (NEC) Directive, according to recent official data for 2010 reported to...
Feb 15 2012 - 13:03
On Tuesday 14 February, EU Energy Ministers met in Brussels to discuss the Energy Efficiency Directive, tabled to ensure that the EU will reach its goal of reducing the level of...
Jan 27 2012 - 12:10
On 23 January 2012, the European Parliament announced the appointment of new chairs and vice-chairs of the parliamentary committees. This announcement follows the mid-term...
Jan 25 2012 - 13:50
On 24 January 2012, the European Commission organised the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Info Day 2012. EHI attended the event, together with more than 900 participants from...
Jan 25 2012 - 13:49
EU air quality legislation should pay more attention to ultra-fine particles and black carbon, according to the preliminary findings of a consultation ran last year as part of...
Jan 20 2012 - 01:00
The Danish EU presidency will draft its own proposals on the energy efficiency directive (EED) in the next few weeks ahead of the first ministerial meeting on the issue under its...
Jan 19 2012 - 01:00
On 19 January 2012, the European Parliament adopted in penary the second reading text on the recast of the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) legislation. "After...
Jan 6 2012 - 01:00
The programme for the Danish presidency was officially presented 6 January 2012 at a press conference in Copenhagen, and includes four main priorities: "a responsible Europe", "a...