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Don't cap renewables and efficiency

Publication | June 16, 2015 at 14:08

"The European Council’s guidance from last year for 2030 targets for renewable energy and energy efficiency falls far short of the EU’s potentials. [...] Upcoming EU legislation must be used to meet the full potentials of renewables and efficiency."

MEPs give green light to energy efficiency

Press release | February 28, 2012 at 11:58

The European Parliament showed the way on cutting energy waste in Europe by backing a law that would encourage investments in efficiency, said Greenpeace. In a vote at the industry and energy committee on the EU’s energy efficiency directive,...

EU widens ban on inefficient light bulbs

Press release | August 31, 2011 at 11:00

Inefficient 60 watt light bulbs widely used in Europe’s households will be banned from 1 September 2011. The switch from wasteful incandescent bulbs to new efficient lighting technologies highlights the huge potential for much larger energy...

Media briefing on the Commission’s energy security strategy

Publication | May 28, 2014 at 8:30

The Ukraine crisis has once again highlighted Europe’s vulnerability to energy import disruptions. There is a risk that, as in 2006 and 2009, gas imports from Russia through Ukraine could drop or dry up completely. These imports represent over...

EU energy ministers warm to 2030 efficiency target

Press release | June 13, 2014 at 13:30

Luxembourg/Brussels – Discussions between European energy ministers today in Luxembourg have revealed growing support for energy efficiency, said Greenpeace.

Commission energy efficiency plan a gift to oligarchs

Press release | July 23, 2014 at 14:44

Brussels – Greenpeace has criticised a European Commission plan on energy efficiency released today for failing to respond to Europe’s energy import dependence and the challenge of climate change.

It’s the green economy, stupid

Press release | March 25, 2010 at 13:05

Brussels, International — As EU leaders discuss the rebuilding of Europe’s economies after the recession, Greenpeace warns that governments are losing sight of the physical constraints to economic recovery and the EU’s energy system. The European...

Working for the climate

Publication | September 14, 2009 at 0:00

'Working for the Climate: Renewable Energy & The Green Job [R]evolution' is based on Greenpeace's Energy [R]evolution report and research from the Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) at the Sydney University of Technology. The report shows...

Seven green jobs for every job lost in dirty energy sectors

Press release | September 14, 2009 at 0:00

Investment in renewables and energy efficiency would create seven times more green jobs over the next ten years than would be lost in the coal and nuclear sectors in Europe, according to a report launched today by Greenpeace and the European...

2030 renewables target key to unlocking European Energy [R]evolution

Press release | October 24, 2012 at 11:00

Brussels – Europe could enjoy the broad benefits of an energy system powered from renewable sources by 2050, but must set a firm 2030 renewable energy target to steer the transition, according to a new report published today.

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