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The EU’s 20/20/20 Energy Efficiency Targets

January 30, 2009 · · Filed Under Eco-Driving, Energy Independence, FuelClinic, Governments, Power-Grid, Reducing Emissions 

The EU has a plan know as 20/20/20 – binding targets on greenhouse gas emissions reductions (-20%) and increasing share of renewable energies (+20%)  to be accomplished by 2020. 

There is  a new publication available from IEA Energy Efficiency Indicators Workshop describing, in general terms, the EU’s  20/20/20 energy efficiency targets, the importance of improving energy efficiency in reaching those goals, and the difficulties they face collecting reliable energy efficiency metrics.

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Energy Savings Indicators for Policy Development in EU

Energy efficiency is a top policy priority in EU. They have binding targets of reducing greenhouse gas emissions (-20%), increasing share of renewable energies (+20%) and a politically endorsed target to save 20% primary energy in 2020 compared to projections. 

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Document available at Energy Savings Indicators for Policy Development in EU, more information about the European Commission involved is available at Directorate-General Energy and Transport.

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