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EU Energy Efficiency Directive Approved by Parliament

On Tuesday the European Parliament adopted in first reading a new Energy Efficiency Directive, which shall help to reach the Union’s 2020 target of increasing energy efficiency by 20% compared to 1990 levels. To this end the Directive provides for energy-saving measures, including the renovation of public buildings, energy-saving schemes for utilities, and energy audits for all large firms.

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