The findings of this whose consultation ended in February 2021 will offer the basis for what needs to be streamlined, strengthened, added or changed in the EED in order:
(a) to address the remaining ambition gap to the 2030 EU energy efficiency targets and
(b) to deliver the increased EU greenhouse emissions reduction target of at least 55% by 2030.
Transport was found to be the sector with the highest energy consumption accounting for 34% of final energy consumption in 2018.
Energy intensity in industry has continued to improve by as much as 22% between 2005 and 2017.