Copper for Energetic Efficiency

Use of larger amounts of copper in motors and transformers makes them more efficient because of the high electric conductivity of this material.

Brussels hosts Sustainable Energy Week

This week is Sustainable Energy Week, hosted in Brussels and this year centered on energy efficiency and saving.

Energy certificate could be compulsory for high-consuming buildings.

The measure consists in making energy certificates compulsory in large buildings of the tertiary sector, e.g. private or public office buildings.

Draft law proposes new CO2 tax.

The draft of upcoming Law of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies envises a tax on CO2 emissions derived form natural gas and petrol consumption.