On 17 October 2007, the European Commission launched an infringement procedure under Article 226 of the EC Treaty against Greece (amongst other Member States) for failure to submit its national Energy Efficiency Action Plan by 30 June 2007, as required by the Energy End-Use Efficiency and Energy Services Directive 2006/32/EC. The Action Plan should present the national strategy on how to achieve a 9% energy saving target by the end of 2016, as well as how to comply with a number of other provisions of the Directive.

Source: European Committee