Consumer and sustainable transport groups join call for ambitious EU energy efficiency legislation

Brussels, 21 October 2015 – BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation, and the sustainable transport group, Transport & Environment (T&E), have joined the Coalition for Energy Savings in its call for ambitious and credible energy efficiency legislation.

This broadening of the Coalition’s membership comes at a time when Member States and the European Commission are discussing a new governance system for the Energy Union – with some Member States pushing hard to weaken requirements to save energy.

Electricity & Gas strategies: Will the EU put Energy Efficiency First?

Brussels, 30 September 2015 – The Coalition for Energy Savings submitted its responses to two public consultations related to the EU Energy Union. The stakeholder group encourages the Commission to enable the ‘energy efficiency first’ principle when rolling out its electricity market design and LNG and storage strategies, and provides ways forward.