Regulations - Directives

In the Directive 2009/28/EC for Renewable Energy and in the Directive 2012/27/EC for energy efficiency the European Commission specified the requirements for the member states that have to be implemented through the national action plans of the countries.

The national renewable energy action plans are expected to describe a detailed roadmap of how each Member State expects to reach its legally binding 2020 target for the share of renewable energy in its final energy consumption.

Impacts of the EU-Directive 2012/27/EU

During the 4th Energy Efficiency Coordination Group Meeting the following impacts of the Directive 2012/27/EU were pointed out:

  • setting the national targets
  • exemplary role of public buildings
  • energy efficiency obligation schemes
  • promotion of efficiency in heating and cooling

Challenges for the CEE-Countries

On 25 February the 4th Energy Efficiency Coordination Group Meeting (EECG) took place at the Secratariat of the Energy Community in Vienna.

According to the conclusions published by the Energy Community Secretariat the countries Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia sent revised versions of their National Energy Efficiency Action Plans (NEEAP). The revised versions are missing for Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine. 

The overall objective to be reached is the indicative target of 9% of energy savings by each country.

The Integrated Monitoring and Verification Platform (MVP) for EEAPs is a means to judge on the state of implementation of the NEEAP. The Energy Community offers trainings on the use of MVP.

The effective implementation of energy efficiency measures requires new legislation, clear responsibilities and sufficient resources within the institutional structure.

Albania
Belarus
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Czech Republic
Estonia
Hungary
Latvia
Lithuania
Macedonia
Moldova
Montenegro
Poland
Romania
Serbia
Slovak Republic
Slovenia
Turkey
Ukraine

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