Energy policies

An ambitious implementation of circular economy principles in the building and construction sectors requirestheinvolvement and collaboration of all stakeholders, from the construction materials and building components manufacturers to procurers, builders, users, building managers,recycling enterprises,etc.   Architects can play a key rolein this chain, as many decisions taken duringthe design phase have long-­lasting consequences on the environmental performance of a building, throughout its life-­cycle.  
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

Since 2006, the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Energy and the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) has organised its annual flagship event: the EU Sustainable Energy Week.  
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
Type: News

Register your interest in the feasibility study stakeholder engagement here.   1st stakeholders meeting: Brussels, 24 June 2019
Post date: 14 Jun 2019
Type: Ereignis

Over the past few years a new trend has been spreading in Europe. The concept of smart cities has gained momentum in connection with the sustainable development of urban areas and, hence, the life quality of their inhabitants.   By means of using digital technologies as a vector to increase the efficiency of a large number of urban functions and services, several solutions are being developed and tested in the fields of Energy Efficiency, Mobility and ICT.  
Post date: 13 Jun 2019
Type: Ereignis

Concept:   C-Track 50 aims to mobilise and guide public authorities at a local and regional level, in order to achieve climate resilience and carbon neutrality by 2050.   Objectives:    1-Enhancing the cooperation between the different levels of governances, both at the vertical and horizontal level, in 11 European countries
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Based on Commission proposals published in November 2016, the Clean energy for all Europeans package consists of eight legislative acts. After political agreement by the Council and the European Parliament in 2018 and early 2019, these acts are expected to enter into force by summer 2019, although EU countries have 1-2 years to transpose the new directives into national law.  
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

After a short introduction from the EASME (Executive Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises), this webinar will hear from several presenters:   -Policy context and priorities from DG ENER   -“How to structure the dialogue on sustainable energy finance: experience and prospects from the SEI Forums initiative”, Andy Deacon, Climate Alliance
Post date: 7 Jun 2019
Type: Ereignis

EuroACE, the European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings, organised, with support from the C4E Forum and sponsorship from Knauf Insulation and VELUX, a conference in Slovenia. The aim is to present to an audience from across the countries of South East Europe (SEE) the main changes to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and discuss opportunities brought with this revision.  
Post date: 7 Jun 2019
Type: News

Financing energy efficiency in the public sector took a big step with the Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum. This forum gathered more than 550 representatives from local authorities, industry and financial institutions to discuss the key success factors for financing climate adaptation, clean urban transport and energy efficiency in cities and regions.  
Post date: 7 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

Its objective was to study behavior and interactions among individuals and their impact on energy efficiency and climate change mitigation.   The project aimed at increasing our understanding of human behavior in relation to the environment by developing models able to incorporate the heterogeneity and the complex dynamics of individual and group decision making.  
Post date: 6 Jun 2019
Type: Link