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BUILD UP Umfrage: Teilen Sie uns Ihre Meinung mit!

Seit Januar ist das BUILD UP webportal in sieben Sprachen zugänglich, um den Informationsaustausch zwischen Experten in ganz Europa zu fördern.   Obwohl die Übersetzungen automatisch generiert werden, interessiert es uns zu erfahren, ob die...
European Commission presents sustainable energy security package

Europäische Kommission stellt nachhaltige Energie-Sicherheits-Paket

Am 16. Februar 2016 präsentierte die Europäische Kommission ein Paket von Energie-Sicherheits-Maßnahmen auszustatten, die die EU für die Globale Energiewende. Das Paket enthält eine Breite Palette von Maßnahmen zur Stärkung des EU-Widerstandskraft...

Green energy and politics: crowdfunding to the rescue?

The pressure is on for countries to honour their climate change commitments. But, with one of the world´s heavyweights in economy´s president threatening to tear up the Paris agreement and another quitting the EU - the question is, where...

New deadline for the Green Solutions Awards: June 16, 2017

Construction21 offers you some extra time to compete in the Green Solutions Awards.   By participating, you will be noticed by thousands of professionals. In 2016, the competing case studies generated no less than 10,000...

CUBE 2020 - Energy savings in 236 buildings aiming for the best progression by 2020

As the 2020 milestone for both EU and French domestic climate and energy goals approaches, the energy savings contest CUBE 2020 gets more relevant than ever.  It is indeed a solution for owners and users of commercial and...

Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency: €96M to fund over 40 new energy efficiency projects

More than 40 new projects have been launched with a funding of about €96M under the Energy Efficiency Call for Proposals 2016 as part of Horizon 2020’s energy challenge for secure, clean and efficient energy for Europe.   The new...

Wooden construction sector and future of buildings: round table held for stakeholders in Zurich

Open Calls for Decision Metrics and Finance (DMF) Flagships   On 20 March, the Building Technologies Accelerator (BTA) of Climate-KIC organized a round table in Zurich to gather stakeholders of the wooden construction...

€8 million EU package to help 79 developing nations combat climate change

The European Union (EU) will support 79 developing nations in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP) with a €8 million ($891m) to implement a global deal to combat climate change.   The European Climate Commissioner, Miguel Arias...

Green Finance to Catalyse the Transition to Sustainable Cities

The urban environment is increasingly being recognized as a critical player in transitions towards a sustainable society. Cities worldwide are prioritising climate change action. Yet, financing the transition proves to be one of the key...

Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme in Greece

  In April 2017, the Ministry of Environment and Energy of Greece has officially published the Regulation for the operation of Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme (National Gazette 1242Β/11-4-2017), in accordance with the...