Energy efficiency EU directive and its impacts on Utilities business models

Energy Efficiency is a key stake for European Utilities today.

The 'climate and energy package' enacted by the European Union (EU) in June 2009 set a series of demanding climate and energy targets to be met by 2020, known as the "20-20-20" (reduction in EU greenhouse gas emissions of at least 20%, 20% of renewable energy in EU final energy consumption, 20% reduction in primary energy use to be achieved by improving Energy Efficiency).