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Open letter to European Energy Ministers to revise the Energy Union Governance Regulation


The Members of the Political Board of the European Covenant of Mayors call upon Member States, in the ongoing trilogue on the Energy Union Governance regulation, to include the needs of local and regional governments.

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FEDARENE’s Recommendations for a Forward-Looking Multiannual Financial Framework post-2020


FEDARENE is the premier European network of regional and local organisations which implement, co-ordinate and facilitate sustainable energy and environment policies. As such, we consider the debate on the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) as an opportunity to address the weaknesses of the European Union’s…

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FEDARENE Position Paper – Proposal for the Renewable energy sources Directive


  This position paper is based on consultation with the members of FEDARENE, the European Federation of Agencies and Regions for Energy and the Environment, and is in response to the proposal for the Renewable energy sources Directive, released on November 30th 2016.   Read…

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Berlin Declaration of FEDARENE – Stand together for a united Europe


Stand together for a united Europe   We as members of FEDARENE, the European Federation of Agencies and Regions for Energy and the Environment, would like to declare our clear and immovable commitment for a united and sustainable Europe. The European Union was established with the…

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Policy recommendations from the Streetlight-EPC project


This document presents the key findings of this project with a focus on speeding up market development of EPC and other energy efficiency investments in lighting but also other sectors. It aims to give policy recommendations to actors on local, regional, national and EU levels.…

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FEDARENE Position Paper – Energy Efficiency and Energy Performance of Buildings Directives Revisions


This position paper is based on consultation with the members of FEDARENE and is in response to the proposals of revision of the Energy Efficiency and Energy Performance of Buildings Directives, presented by the European Commission on November 30th 2016.

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Energy Union Governance: The 3 musts for a new collaborative planning regime


Climate Alliance, CEMR, Energy-Cities, Eurocities, FEDARENE, ICLEI –  issue statement on governance of the EU Energy Union Cities and regions call on decision-makers to include subnational governments in the design of national energy and climate policies Six major local and regional authorities networks –  have…

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Letter to the member of the EU Parliament on the Energy Efficiency Directive Implementation and…


The current accounting treatment for public energy efficiency investments, recently outlined by Eurostat (07/08/15), established a major burden to the necessary roll-out of energy performance contracting, which is important to mobilise the required level of investments to reach the EU 2020 target on energy efficiency.…

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Policy Recommendations on improving Energy Data Sharing for Effective Energy Planning at Sub-National Levels


The document summarizes policy recommendations for EU and National Policy Makers on Improving the Access and Collection of Energy Data for sustainable energy planning by sub-national public authorities. The recommendations are based on the outcomes of roundtable discussions held at EU and regional levels within…

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FEDARENE response to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive Consultation


This response below is based on consultation with FEDARENE members.   Download the response  

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