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Energy for a Changing World

A European energy policy must pursue the objective of a sustainable, competitive and secure supply of energy.
In January 2007, the European Commission adopted new proposals for an ambitious energy policy for Europe.

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Find out full information on the European Commission "Energy for a Changing World" proposal

 

 


Agathe Power is the website (available in 22 languages) of the energy consumers rights campaign

 


The EU's contribution to shaping a future global climate change regime

 

Energy sector inquiry

 

Documents


Energy for a Changing World

Commission proposes an integrated energy and climate change package to cut emissions for the 21st Century
(IP/07/29)

An Energy Policy for Europe

An energy policy for Europe: Commission steps up to the energy challenges of the 21st Century (MEMO/07/7)
Memo

COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION  
An energy policy for Europe COM(2007)1

EU energy policy data

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EUROBAROMETER Survey

Europeans support greater EU action on energy and climate change. The overwhelming majority of EU citizens are concerned about climate change. Europeans are well aware of the impact of energy production and consumption on climate change and global warming, while a majority feel that the best way to tackle energy-related issues would be at EU level. Press release (IP/07/280)

ATTITUDES ON ISSUES RELATED TO EU ENERGY POLICY

Flash Eurobarometer reports, reference 206a (report and slides presentation)

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An Energy Policy for Europe - the need for action

Proposed EU Energy Policy - Targets and Objectives

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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from developed countries by 30% by 2020

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Improving energy efficiency by 20% by 2020

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Raising the share of renewable energy to 20% by 2020

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Increasing the level of biofuels in transport fuel to 10% by 2020


 

 

Action Plan for Energy Efficiency
Realising the Potential

   


A European Strategy for Sustainable, Competitive and Secure Energy

 


European Commission Internet Broadcasts on energy efficiency and renewable energies

 

 

 

Sustainable Energy Europe 2005-2008

A European Campaign to raise awareness and change the lanscape of energy

 

Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
 

 

 

last update: 29-07-2008