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 …

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 …

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 …

Energy efficiency obligation schemes outside of the EU

EEOS exist in other countries of the world and their knowledge and experience is useful for the EU  Member States also. The report EEOs outside the EU identifies the most likely non-EU jurisdictions to provide useful information for EU and MS stakeholders and policymakers, based …

Taxation as an alternative measure

Taxation measures were used in the several Member States in the period from 2014 to 2020 and will be used in the upcoming period from 2021 to 2030 since the Member States indicated in their National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) the use of the …

Which Member States use alternative measures?

Member States are compelled to define policy measures to meet the energy savings obligation set in article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED): these snapshots present an overview of the policy mix used by different European countries, reporting to Article 7 for the obligation …

Lifetime of savings

After deciding what amount of energy savings is to be attributed to each individual action, the next step is to establish over what period this action will continue to deliver energy savings. The concept of the ‘lifetime’ of an individual energy-saving action refers to the …

How to best use Article 7 to tackle energy poverty?

Recommendations  The European Commission should revise Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) to require the Member States to assess the distributional equity of their policies. A minimum ringfence of energy savings delivered through energy efficiency obligation schemes (EEOS), and/or specifically designed alternative policy …