“Commissioner delivers keynote address at JRC Conference “Scientific Support to European Union Growth and Jobs: Efficient buildings, vehicles and equipment”
"Efficiency, particularly of buildings, vehicles and equipment, is crucial not only for achieving our energy, climate and environmental goals; it will also give a real boost to the economy by delivering important savings and job creation"
Brussels, 26 March 2013
President Swoboda, Ambassador Kennard, Dr Birol,
Ladies and gentlemen,
I am delighted to launch this conference prepared by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, and I am very pleased to share the platform with such distinguished speakers.
Efficient buildings, vehicles and equipment are three sectors with huge potential to boost Europe's competitiveness and produce growth and jobs.
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