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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12534

24 July 2020
Contents Publication in full By article 19 / 36
SECTORAL POLICIES / Energy
Energy efficiency in EU needs to be significantly improved, according to a report from Commission
Brussels, 23/07/2020 (Agence Europe)

Despite a 0.7% drop in primary energy consumption in the European Union in 2018 compared to 2017, efforts in terms of energy efficiency need a “considerable acceleration” in order to meet the EU's 20% energy efficiency improvement targets by 2020, says a new European Commission report published on Thursday 23 July.

According to the report, final energy consumption also increased by 0.1% in 2018 compared to the previous year.

Both indicators are above the fixed trajectory for the 2020...

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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PLENARY
EXTERNAL ACTION
EU RESPONSE TO COVID-19
SECTORAL POLICIES
ECONOMY - FINANCE
NEWS BRIEFS