As announced in its work programme for 2021, published at the end of last year, the European Commission has started working on the so called “Fit for 55 Package”, which includes initiatives and revisions of existing directives to be aligned with the new 2030 target and ultimately with the long-term goal of climate neutrality by 2050. The Package will cover everything from renewables to energy efficiency first, buildings, as well as land use, energy taxation, effort sharing and emissions trading.

The Commission has invited stakeholders to provide their views on such revisions by launching a series of open public consultations (OPCs) on EED, RED and ET; the OPC on the EPBD is expected to come later on this year. Although the deadline to submit responses to the OPCs has passed (the deadline for the ETS OPC was 5 February 2021 and the deadline for the OPCs on RED and EED was 9 February 2021), the work between the (...)

An article Written by Giulia Forgone, Policy Officer at Euroheat & Power

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Last updated on the 18-02-2021 by Construction21 Communication

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