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.

‘Energy Efficiency First’: getting the priorities right for the Energy Union

Stakeholders discuss how to make ‘Energy Efficiency First’ happen

Brussels, 7 May 2015 – The Coalition for Energy Savings hosted a conference on the ‘Energy Efficiency First’ principle yesterday in Brussels. The event brought together representatives from the EU institutions, investors, industry and civil society members to discuss the Energy Union motto as promoted by the European Commission, and its links with the EU investment plan for jobs and growth.