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Directive 2012/27/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on energy efficiency, amending Directives 2009/125/EC and 2010/30/EU and repealing Directives 2004/8/EC and 2006/32/EC (Text with EEA relevance)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CHAPTER I SUBJECT MATTER, SCOPE, DEFINITIONS AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY TARGETS

    1. Article 1.Subject matter and scope

    2. Article 2.Definitions

    3. Article 3.Energy efficiency targets

  3. CHAPTER II EFFICIENCY IN ENERGY USE

    1. Article 4. Building renovation

    2. Article 5.Exemplary role of public bodies’ buildings

    3. Article 6.Purchasing by public bodies

    4. Article 7. Energy savings obligation

    5. Article 7a. Energy efficiency obligation schemes

    6. Article 7b. Alternative policy measures

    7. Article 8.Energy audits and energy management systems

    8. Article 9. Metering for gas and electricity

    9. Article 9a. Metering for heating, cooling and domestic hot water

    10. Article 9b. Sub-metering and cost allocation for heating, cooling and domestic hot water

    11. Article 9c. Remote reading requirement

    12. Article 10. Billing information for gas and electricity

    13. Article 10a. Billing and consumption information for heating, cooling and domestic hot water

    14. Article 11. Cost of access to metering and billing information for electricity and gas

    15. Article 11a. Cost of access to metering and billing and consumption information for heating, cooling and domestic hot water

    16. Article 12.Consumer information and empowering programme

    17. Article 13.Penalties

  4. CHAPTER III EFFICIENCY IN ENERGY SUPPLY

    1. Article 14.Promotion of efficiency in heating and cooling

    2. Article 15.Energy transformation, transmission and distribution

  5. CHAPTER IV HORIZONTAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 16.Availability of qualification, accreditation and certification schemes

    2. Article 17.Information and training

    3. Article 18.Energy services

    4. Article 19.Other measures to promote energy efficiency

    5. Article 20.Energy Efficiency National Fund, Financing and Technical Support

    6. Article 21.Conversion factors

  6. CHAPTER V FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 22.Delegated acts

    2. Article 23.Exercise of the delegation

    3. Article 24.Review and monitoring of implementation

    4. Article 25.Online platform

    5. Article 26.Committee procedure

    6. Article 27.Amendments and repeals

    7. Article 28.Transposition

    8. Article 29.Entry into force

    9. Article 30.Addressees

    1. ANNEX I

      GENERAL PRINCIPLES FOR THE CALCULATION OF ELECTRICITY FROM COGENERATION

      1. Part I General principles

      2. Part II Cogeneration technologies covered by this Directive

        1. (a) Combined cycle gas turbine with heat recovery

        2. (b) Steam back pressure turbine

        3. (c) Steam condensing extraction turbine

        4. (d) Gas turbine with heat recovery

        5. (e) Internal combustion engine

        6. (f) Microturbines

        7. (g) Stirling engines

        8. (h) Fuel cells

        9. (i) Steam engines

        10. (j) Organic Rankine cycles

        11. (k) Any other type of technology or combination thereof falling under...

    2. ANNEX II

      METHODOLOGY FOR DETERMINING THE EFFICIENCY OF THE COGENERATION PROCESS

      1. Values used for calculation of efficiency of cogeneration and primary...

      2. (a) High-efficiency cogeneration

      3. (b) Calculation of primary energy savings

      4. (c) Calculations of energy savings using alternative calculation

      5. (d) Member States may use other reporting periods than one year...

      6. (e) For micro-cogeneration units the calculation of primary energy savings may...

      7. (f) Efficiency reference values for separate production of heat and electricity...

    3. ANNEX III

      ENERGY EFFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR PURCHASING PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND BUILDINGS BY CENTRAL GOVERNMENT

      1. Central governments that purchase products, services or buildings, insofar as...

      2. where a product is covered by a delegated act adopted...

      3. Compliance with these requirements shall be verified by means of...

    4. ANNEX IV

      1. ENERGY CONTENT OF SELECTED FUELS FOR END USE – CONVERSION...

    5. ANNEX V

      Common methods and principles for calculating the impact of energy efficiency obligation schemes or other policy measures under Articles 7, 7a and 7b and Article 20(6)

      1. 1. Methods for calculating energy savings other than those arising from...

      2. 2. In determining the energy savings for an energy efficiency measure...

      3. 3. Member States shall ensure that the following requirements for policy...

      4. 4. In determining the energy saving from taxation related policy measures...

      5. 5. Notification of methodology

    6. ANNEX VI

      Minimum criteria for energy audits including those carried out as part of energy management systems

      1. The energy audits referred to in Article 8 shall be...

      2. be based on up-to-date, measured, traceable operational data on energy...

      3. Energy audits shall allow detailed and validated calculations for the...

      4. The data used in energy audits shall be storable for...

    7. ANNEX VII

      Minimum requirements for billing and billing information based on actual consumption of electricity and gas

      1. 1. Minimum requirements for billing

        1. 1.1. Billing based on actual consumption

        2. 1.2. Minimum information contained in the bill

        3. 1.3. Advice on energy efficiency accompanying bills and other feedback to...

    8. ANNEX VIIa

      Minimum requirements for billing and consumption information for heating, cooling and domestic hot water

      1. 1. Billing based on actual consumption or heat cost allocator readings...

      2. 2. Minimum frequency of billing or consumption information

      3. 3. Minimum information contained in the bill

    9. ANNEX VIII

      Potential for efficiency in heating and cooling

      1. The comprehensive assessment of national heating and cooling potentials referred...

      2. Part I OVERVIEW OF HEATING AND COOLING

        1. 1. heating and cooling demand in terms of assessed useful energy...

        2. 2. identification, or in the case of point 2(a)(i), identification or...

        3. 3. a map covering the entire national territory identifying (while preserving...

        4. 4. a forecast of trends in the demand for heating and...

      3. Part II OBJECTIVES, STRATEGIES AND POLICY MEASURES

        1. 5. planned contribution of the Member State to its national objectives,...

        2. 6. general overview of the existing policies and measures as described...

      4. Part III ANALYSIS OF THE ECONOMIC POTENTIAL FOR EFFICIENCY IN HEATING AND...

        1. 7. an analysis of the economic potential of different technologies for...

        2. 8. this analysis of economic potential shall include the following steps...

      5. Part IV POTENTIAL NEW STRATEGIES AND POLICY MEASURES

        1. 9. overview of new legislative and non-legislative policy measures to realise...

    10. ANNEX IX

      COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS

      1. Part 1 General principles of the cost-benefit analysis

      2. Part 2 Principles for the purpose of Article 14(5) and (7)

    11. ANNEX X

      Guarantee of origin for electricity produced from high-efficiency cogeneration

      1. Member States shall take measures to ensure that: the guarantee...

    12. ANNEX XI

      Energy efficiency criteria for energy network regulation and for electricity network tariffs

      1. 1. Network tariffs shall be cost-reflective of cost-savings in networks achieved...

      2. 2. Network regulation and tariffs shall not prevent network operators or...

      3. 3. Network or retail tariffs may support dynamic pricing for demand...

    13. ANNEX XII

      ENERGY EFFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR TRANSMISSION SYSTEM OPERATORS AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM OPERATORS

      1. Transmission system operators and distribution system operators shall:

      2. set up and make public their standard rules relating to...

      3. The standard rules referred to in point (a) shall be...

    14. ANNEX XIII

      Minimum items to be included in energy performance contracts with the public sector or in the associated tender specifications

      1. Clear and transparent list of the efficiency measures to be...

    15. ANNEX XIV

      GENERAL FRAMEWORK FOR REPORTING

      1. Part 1 General framework for annual reports

      2. Part 2 General framework for National Energy Efficiency Action Plans

    16. ANNEX XV

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