Gibson, Jane
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/30/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 41, p11
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the European Union's Action Plan on Energy Efficiency, which targets a 20% reduction in energy consumption by 2020. Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs said that the initiative would also reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 780m tonnes each year, while reducing dependence on increasingly expensive fossil fuels. The action plan suggests 75 measures to curb consumption, including making energy appliances, buildings, transportation and energy generation more efficient.


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