Energy Efficiency, a key tool for decarbonization

The missing Why for energy efficiency: the Energy Efficiency Watch published its survey results, bringing together the insights of over 1,200 experts on progress in energy efficiency policies and driving narratives in the EU Member States.



The section provides access to reports, policies, good practice examples, guides and tools developed in the EEW4 project.

How to develop successful narratives around energy efficiency?

18 septembre 2019

Project partners are currently analysing the impact that positive or negative narratives may have on the acceptance and implementation of EE policies in member states. Results will be available soon.


Energy efficiency expert online survey

5 May 2021

The expert survey aimed at gathering input from the community of energy experts in Europe on the progress of EE policy implementation in each Member State and narratives having an impact on it.

Summary & main conclusions

Results & documents

15 july 2019

Key results of the Energy-EfficiencyWatch 4 project will be available on this page.

Press release

Our mission and approach

Energy Efficiency Watch 4 is a Horizon 2020 project aiming at supporting public authorities to implement the Energy Union and in particular the Energy Efficiency Directive.

The project intends to develop narratives for the national, regional and local levels, creating a broader understanding of the multiple benefits of energy efficiency such as improvement of air quality, modernization of buildings, job creation, climate protection, and energy security.


All events

Keep yourself updated on the latest events organised all over Europe and connect to key energy efficiency experts.

Financing energy efficient building renovation and supporting narratives


This joint webinar of the eCentral and the Energy Efficiency Watch project is focusing on enabling …

The European Green Deal and the National Energy and Climate Plan in The Netherlands

08 December 2021

Organized in cooperation with the Dutch Parliament

“Fit for 55” package: is the EU on its way for fossil free cities?

07 December 2021

Buildings today account for 36% of GHG emissions from energy in Europe. As part of the "Fit for 55" …

Managing partners