EU opinion & policy debates - across languages | BlogActiv.eu

Archives for Energy

E3G’s Jesse Scott finds the Energy Efficiency Action Plan a relatively weak document. The reason, she says, is that we still do not know how to ‘do’ energy efficiency: lots of work is still needed to define the policy detail and build the political consensus needed to support the policies. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/-fJ45Bh4vJg” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” […]

Last week’s European Council took the decision to undertake stress tests for all existing European nuclear power plants by the end of the year. After these tests, the decision will be taken as to whether the security is sufficient to run the different nuclear power plants! But all experiences show that such a policy decision […]

German readers should have a look at Karl-Olaf Lang’s study on Baltic Sea energy issues, that you can find on the following site: SWP, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik. I would not sum up this accurate and particularly interesting study. Nevertheless, I will try to highlight a few points, either mentioned by the author or implied… » read more

ACEEE argues in a new report that Energy Efficiency must be more visible and it is easy to agree. Energy Efficiency is in most policy debates discussed as the counterbalance to more supply but in reality it is more difficult. Energy Efficiency is often foregone because of its invisibility. Which is a pity since energy […]

EurActiv Network