Consultation on the transposition in England and Wales of Articles 14(5)-(8) of the energy efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU)

Closed 21 Mar 2014

Opened 10 Feb 2014

Overview

The Energy Efficiency Directive (EED – 2012/27/EU) was adopted on 25 October 2012. It updates the EU’s legal framework for energy efficiency, pursuing the target of saving 20% of the EU’s primary energy consumption by 2020, and of making further energy efficiency improvements after 2020. The Directive also repeals and replaces the Energy Services Directive (ESD – 2006/32/EC) as well as the Cogeneration Directive (2004/8/EC).

The EED provides specific actions to implement some of the proposals included in the Energy Efficiency Plan 2011, and establishes a common framework of measures for the promotion of energy efficiency within the EU. It lays down rules designed to remove barriers in the energy market and overcome market failures that impede efficiency in the supply, transformation, transmission, distribution and consumption of energy. It also provides for the establishment of indicative national energy efficiency targets for 2020.

This consultation concerns the transposition of Article 14(5)-(8) of the EED in England and Wales. Article 14 extends the scope and replaces the substantive provisions of the Cogeneration Directive (Directive 2004/8/EC) relating to cogeneration, or ‘CHP’ as it is more commonly known in the UK.

The summary of responses to this consultation will be published on GOV.UK: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications?keywords=&publication_filter_option=consultations&topics%5B%5D=all&departments%5B%5D=department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs&official_document_status=all&world_locations%5B%5D=all&from_date=&to_date

 

Areas

  • All Areas

Audiences

  • Charities/Voluntary Organisations
  • AWBs
  • Environmental campaigners
  • Animal welfare campaigners
  • Trade Unions
  • Employment Agencies
  • Food Business Operators
  • Licensed Gangmasters
  • Food Industry
  • Vets
  • Operators of animal gatherings
  • Abattoir Operator
  • Livestock show ground operators
  • Manufacturers of livestock identifiers
  • All Marine Users
  • Government Departments
  • Government Agencies
  • Devolved Administrations
  • Coastal Members of Parliament
  • Coastal local authorities
  • National Park Authorities
  • Recreation sector
  • Coastal Management sector
  • Aggregates sector
  • Energy sector
  • Industries and professional services
  • Ports and Harbour Authorities and Estuaries
  • Water/water Industry sector
  • IFCAs
  • Angling Organisations and Trade
  • Fishing Focus individual recipients
  • Water Abstractors
  • Walkers
  • Horse riders
  • Families
  • Students
  • Farmers
  • Fishermen
  • SME businesses
  • Energy suppliers
  • Water suppliers
  • Leisure industry
  • Tourism industry
  • Insurance industry
  • Horticulture Industry
  • Shellfish Cultivators
  • Tenant Farmers
  • Agricultural Landlords
  • Agricultural Valuers
  • Land Agents
  • Trading Standards Officers
  • Environmental Health Officers

Interests

  • Natural environment
  • Local nature partnerships
  • Biodiversity
  • Plants
  • Animals
  • Tree and plant health
  • Climate change
  • Green infrastructure
  • Ecosystems services
  • Deforestation
  • Illegal logging
  • Palm oil
  • Green economy
  • Sustainable development
  • National Adaptation Programme
  • Flooding
  • Flood insurance
  • Flood emergency
  • Marine
  • Marine Conservation Zones
  • Marine licensing
  • Common Fisheries Policy
  • Fish stocks
  • Shellfish
  • Sea angling
  • Waste and recycling
  • Water quality
  • Air quality
  • Water Bill
  • Water conservation
  • Bathing waters
  • Sewerage
  • Air pollution
  • Ozone
  • Chemicals and pesticides
  • Noise
  • Genetic Modification (GM)
  • Local environments
  • Aarhus Convention
  • Resource Efficiency
  • Pollution Sector
  • Science
  • Conservation
  • Water Abstraction
  • Food labelling
  • Food standards
  • Egg industry
  • Poultry industry
  • Dairy industry
  • Wine industry
  • Protected food names
  • Food imports
  • Food and drink exports
  • Cattle
  • Pigs
  • Poultry
  • Sheep and goats
  • Animal diseases
  • Animal welfare
  • Livestock identification and movement
  • Growing and crops
  • Bee health
  • Peat
  • Marine fisheries
  • Farm management
  • Single Payment Scheme (SPS)
  • Cross compliance
  • Common Agricultural Reform (CAP)
  • Skills, education, training and new entrants
  • Land management
  • Nitrates and watercourses
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Uplands
  • Soil
  • Shellfish
  • Forestry
  • Retailers
  • Livestock disease control
  • Sheep, goat and deer production/marketing
  • Meat Industry
  • Access to countryside and coast
  • Hunting with dogs
  • Inland waterways
  • Rural economy and communities
  • Rural broadband
  • Rural grants and funding
  • Rural Development Programme for England
  • Forestry
  • National Parks
  • Nature reserves
  • Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Common land
  • Conservation
  • Towns and village greens
  • Industry organisations representing tenant farmers and landlords
  • Solicitors specialising in agricultural law
  • Pets
  • Travelling with pets
  • Quarantine
  • Protecting pets from cruelty
  • Horses
  • Dangerous dogs
  • Wildlife crime
  • Wildlife management
  • Protecting wildlife
  • Non-native species
  • Whales and dolphins
  • Circus animals
  • Zoos
  • Dangerous and wild animals