Energy Union: Time to make the ‘Efficiency First’ motto operational

Brussels, 25 February 2015 – In the Energy Union strategy released today, the European Commission commits to ensure that energy efficiency competes on equal terms with energy generation.

“The European Commission is finally making energy efficiency a prerequisite for a coherent energy policy”, said Stefan Scheuer, Secretary General of the Coalition for Energy Savings.

Time to walk the talk on energy efficiency with strong governance

Brussels, 29 January 2015 - The Coalition for Energy Savings has published a position paper on the governance of the Energy Union, calling on the EU to put in place controls to stop the waste of energy by enshrining a strong governance mechanism in legislation.

The Coalition for Energy Savings calls on the European Commission to develop a strong EU energy efficiency governance by:

Tapping the EU's energy efficiency potential - the premier focus for sustainable jobs and growth

Brussels, 14 November 2014 - Following the Coalition for Energy Savings' meeting with the Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, Jyrki Katainen, the Coalition has published a briefing on the need for energy efficiency to be the premier investment focus of the Commission’s job, growth and investment package.