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Why the UK should champion EU action on energy efficiency

negawatts_WEB_AW-1This post is by Katherine Watts, head of energy at Green Alliance.

Today, EU member states are due to submit their National Energy Efficiency Action Plans (NEEAPs) to the European Commission. Over the next two months the numbers will be crunched to see whether the actions proposed add up to being on track to meet the EU’s 2020 20 per cent energy efficiency target. As the target is not legally binding, expectations aren’t high that member states are giving sufficient priority to achieving their energy efficiency potential. Read more