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Sep 30 2011 - 14:02
On 30 September 2011, the European Commission’s DG Energy together with ECEEE (European Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy) organised in Brussels a joint seminar on Energy...
Sep 30 2011 - 08:37
The UN’s Rio de Janeiro summit on sustainable development (“Rio+20”) should set "accountable targets", including global goals on renewable energy and energy efficiency, according...
Sep 29 2011 - 12:02
On 29 September 2011, the European Commission organised a high level conference on the status of completion of the EU internal energy market, in view of the set 2014 deadline. EHI...
Sep 29 2011 - 09:00
Ecodesign: the European Commission formally requested the Czech Republic and Germany by means of a “reasoned opinion” to bring their national legislation on Ecodesign in line with...
Sep 26 2011 - 23:00
On 27 September 2011, the German Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR) within the Federal Office for Building and Regional...
Sep 26 2011 - 23:00
The fourth German Heat Conference calls for a consistent policy in favour of energy efficiency and renewable energies Cologne/Berlin, 27th September 2011 – The German market for...
Sep 26 2011 - 14:05
On 26 September 2011 the European Commission completed a review of the application, effects and adequacy of the F-Gas Regulation and issued a report, concluding that the EU's...
Sep 22 2011 - 13:47
EU environment commissioner Janez Potocnik has stressed the importance of sustainability in the "built environment". Speaking in Brussels celebrating World Green Building Week, he...
Sep 20 2011 - 14:58
The European Commission launched on 20 September 2011 a 'roadmap' aimed at transforming Europe's economy into a sustainable one by 2050. The “Roadmap to a resource-efficient...
Sep 15 2011 - 09:33
The EU should speed up efforts to reduce emissions of fluorinated gases, such as those used in fridges, says a resolution approved by Parliament in its plenary session on 14...
Sep 7 2011 - 23:00
The European Parliament’s ENVI Committee debated on 8 September the draft recommendation for second reading for the Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directive recast...
Sep 6 2011 - 23:00
The share of imported energy in the EU – currently 80% for oil and over 60% for gas – continues to rise. National decisions and agreements with third countries have a significant...
Sep 5 2011 - 23:00
On 6 September, EHI attended the Parliament Magazine's Polish Presidency Reception organised on the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels. Over 300 guests attended the...
Sep 5 2011 - 15:49
The European Commission adopted on 31 August the final assessment of the 6th Community Environment Action Programme - EAP (2002-2012). Over the past decade the 6th EAP has helped...
Jul 14 2011 - 10:02
EHI Secretary General, Michael Bennett, participated in the AEGPL Congress in Bucharest, Romania, on 22-24 June 2011. The congress is the yearly event European LPG industry,...