About: Peter Liese

Wall Mounted Gas Boiler

EU ban on aging boilers expected to bring ‘mammoth’ energy savings

New energy standards for home boilers entering into force this month are expected to take offline the equivalent of 47 Fukushima-type nuclear power stations in Europe by 2020, according to official EU data compiled by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB).
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Transport 30-01-2014

Parliament defies EU states on aviation emissions law

The European parliament's environment committee voted on Thursday to apply the EU’s emissions trading system to all airlines operating anywhere in the bloc’s air space, even though France, the UK and other states want the scheme confined to intra-EU flights.
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Energy 10-07-2012

Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Balancing costs with savings

Buildings -- whether public or private -- make up for around 40% of the total amount of energy consumed in the EU. The European Commission acknowledges this, saying in its energy efficiency plan last year that "the greatest energy savings potential lies in buildings". According to the EU executive, renovating buildings could generate savings of up to €1,000 per household each year and create up to 2 million jobs.
Transport 14-06-2007

MEP seeks tough line on plane emissions

Including aviation in the EU’s carbon emissions-trading system is the most cost-effective and flexible means of curbing the sector’s fast-growing emissions, German MEP Peter Liese (EPP-ED), Rapporteur on the proposal, told EURACTIV as Parliament prepares to examine the draft Directive.

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