Pan European energy efficiency strategy

February 22, 2016 11:03 AM
By Peter Morris, European Movement

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has hailed the agreement struck after two days of negotiations in Brussels on Britain's future relationship with the European Union, reports RTE. Mr Kenny said the unanimous agreement was in Ireland's, Britain's and Europe's interest: http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0220/769534-britain-eu/

The US and EU are still aiming to finishing the talks this year, EU commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem told Austrian newspaper Der Standard in an interview published Monday, according to EUobserver: https://euobserver.com/economic/132382n

Austria is asking Western Balkan nations and Bulgaria to meet to discuss the migrant crisis, ahead of a gathering of EU interior ministers in Brussels, reports EUobserver: https://euobserver.com/migration/132377

The European Commission will unveil its strategy to develop the next generation of mobile broadband network (5G) on Monday (22 February), EurActiv has learned: http://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/european-industry-to-bring-5g-network-by-2018/

In an op-ed in EurActiv, Lars Tveen, president of the Danfoss Heating Segment, writes that he is really excited to see, for the first time in the history of the European Union, a comprehensive strategy on heating and cooling. It is a very positive political signal to the entire energy-efficiency industry, he believes: http://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/heating-and-cooling-we-have-the-technology-we-need-the-policy/

With thanks to Peter Morris, Euopean Movement in North East