This significative outcome is not only an important step towards the reduction of dangerous human-induced climate change, but sends a strong message to the Commission to adopt a serious Energy Efficiency Action Plan (due to be released on March 2011) and to the European Heads of State ahead of the 4th February Energy Summit.
The battle is far from over, though: Member States remain still low in ambition and unsupportive of binding targets. Can Europe will continue its work for the adoption of a fair EU Energy Efficiency binding target.
Communication "Energy 2020 - A strategy for competitive, sustainable and secure energy":
Green Paper on Energy Efficiency or Doing More with Less: