Energy Union

TheOpens external link in new window Energy Union is focusing towards more secure energy, affordable and sustainable and facilitates the free flow of energy across borders. Supports new technologies and renewed infrastructure to contribute to cutting households’ bills and creating new jobs and skills. The main aim is to move towards sustainable, low carbon and environmentally friendly economy, putting Europe at the forefront of renewable energy production, clean energy technologies, etc. The Energy Union strategy builds further Opens external link in new windowon the 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy and the Opens external link in new windowEuropean Energy Security Strategy. Since the Energy Union strategy was launched in February 2015, the Commission has published several Opens external link in new windowpackages of measures to ensure the Energy Union is achieved.

The Commission's 'Opens external link in new windowClean Energy for All Europeans' package, which was published in November 2016, including a proposal for a Regulation on the Opens external link in new windowGovernance of the Energy Union. The package includes 8 different legislative proposals (each with a linked impact assessment) covering:

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Performance in Buildings
  • Renewable Energy
  • Governance of the Energy Union
  • Electricity Market Design (the Electricity Directive, Electricity Regulation and Risk-Preparedness Regulation)
  • Rules for the regulator ACER

Within REHVA EU Policy Section you will find the latest policy updates and REHVA contributions, especially on Energy Performance of Buidlings Directive (EPBD), Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), Renewable Energy Directive (RED II)and others current energy regulations being part of Energy Union.