Published on 24 Oct 2014

European Council opts for a meaningless energy efficiency target

Brussels, 24 October 2014 – EU leaders gathered at the European Council only managed to agree on a minimum level for energy efficiency, set at 27% by 2030. The target, to be reviewed by 2020, has been agreed to keep EU regulation opponents on board and is misinformed by manipulated impact assessment produced by the outgoing Barroso Commission.