Efficiency strategy falls short on targets

DECC’s energy efficiency strategy provides the basis for further discussion, but fails to assess current performance or propose new measures.

The government’s long-anticipated energy efficiency strategy has stopped well short of proposing new solutions and targets that would put the issue “at the heart of the low-carbon economy”.1

Instead, the government’s first energy efficiency strategy since 2004 focuses on scenarios and estimates of the potential for further action, outlines longstanding barriers to uptake and restates a clutch of existing policies. These include implementation of the forthcoming EU Energy Efficiency Directive (ENDS Report 452, p 44), the recast Energy Performance in Buildings Directive (EPBD) and a range of domestic measures such as the Green Deal.

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