Effects of COVID 19 on the implementation of Article 7 of the EED – Report

This document shows the results of a survey conducted by the European Union Horizon 2020 ENSMOV project partners on the effects of COVID 19 on energy efficiency policies, market and energy end-use and the inputs from the stakeholders in the dedicated workshop. Therefore, represents a …

How fuel suppliers fulfill their EEOS and what are the challenges they face?

Case study – ENSMOV project Several Member States have opted in their Energy Efficiency Obligation schemes (EEOs) to include fuel suppliers with the mandate to achieve savings in their final consumers. For the fuel suppliers under EEOs that can operate in the transport, primarily, and …

How to evaluate energy efficiency policy mix?

The EU Directives on energy efficiency such as the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) or the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) trigger a great variety of policies in the EU Member States, but it’s not apriori clear how effective the policies are. That’s why it …

Small scale renewable technologies in Article 7 EED

There are two important aspects of renewable technologies in the Article 7 EED. One is that, while the cumulative end-use energy savings in the first obligation period are based on ‘energy sales to final customers’, the EED deliberately changes the basis for the second and …

Additionality – Guidelines

The basics of Additionality are described in Article 7 Guidelines. Future posts will include more information on how countries are dealing with the challenge of generating and proving additional savings to those coming from other legislation From the Guidelines: The additionality requirement needs to be …

What does materiality in Article 7 EED mean?

This description of materiality from the EC Guidelines will be followed up by examples of problems Member States face, challenges and solutions, in defining materiality of certain measures. To report savings, Member States need to satisfy the ‘materiality’ criterion. The automatic roll-out of EU legislation …

Transport in EED Article 7

Most information on the transport sector in Article 7 EED can be found in the Study on national policies reported in the transport sector under Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive and energy savings potential for the period 2021-2030 by Ricardo Energy and Environment. …

Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme in the EED

Why? Article 3 of EED requires that member states set an indicative national energy efficiency target. This target includes savings delivered by all national and EU-level actions, including new action under other provisions in the Energy Efficiency Directive. The savings can be achieved through different …