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Assessment of the Second National Energy Efficiency Action Plans under the Energy Efficiency Directive

Abstract: 
The report assesses the Second National Energy Efficiency Action Plans submitted by Member States in 2017 (NEEAP 2017) in compliance with Article 24 of the Energy Efficiency Directive (Directive 2012/27/EU). The Energy Efficiency Directive introduced the requirement to set indicative targets for 2020 and binding measures in various sectors of the economy at national level. The report provides an updated overview of the national energy efficiency targets in 2020 and the progress made based on latest available data. Progress made in planned or implemented end-use and supply level measures is also discussed.