How to use energy more efficiently

Using energy efficiently is very important. By doing it, people can cut down on their energy costs, stop relying on oil and gas suppliers and help protect the environment. What is important in energy efficiency is that it be implemented into all stages of the energy chain.

The current EU target for energy savings by the year 2020 is 20 percent. This is the rough equivalent of turning off approximately four hundred power stations. And for the year 2030, the European Commission proposed a goal of 30 percent and countries agreed on the goal being set at 27 percent or more. For more information visit:


To improve energy efficiency in Europe, there are a number of measures being implemented. Firstly, there is an annual reduction of 1.5 percent in energy sales on a national level and renovations to at least 3 percent of government buildings. Another measure is the …