News Digest Item
29 Nov 2017

New energy efficiency parameters are too rigid – industry association

Federation of German Industries (BDI)

The parameters for efficiency rules suggested by the industry and energy committee in the European Parliament are too rigid, says German industry association BDI. Industry needed a flexible legal framework that helps to combine energy efficiency and economic growth, said deputy chief executive Holger Lösch in a press release. When it comes to efficiency, incentives, information and support had been the most successful instruments, not “micro management by the state”, Lösch said.

Read the press release in German here.

See the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and Efficiency for background.

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