Final deadline to apply for the Sustainable Energy Europe Awards has been extended to 16 March 2015. The Sustainable Energy Europe Awards are the EU reference prize for sustainable energy projects in Europe.
Post date: 3 Mar 2015
The 3rd edition of the Green Building Solutions Awards
powered by Construction21 promises to be exceptional, especially with the International Conference for Climate coming up in December in Paris. And, in addition to the 9 countries currently covered by the network*, the competition will open to new partners from around the world.
Post date: 2 Mar 2015
EuroACE's press release following the launch of the European Union Energy Union framework. The release of the Energy Union framework acknowledged the need for improvement of the building stock in the EU. With the building sector accounting for 61% of the EU's gas imports and construction accounting for 9% of EU GDP, buildings count as a 'big thing'.
Post date: 27 Feb 2015
The objective of the Nearly Zero Energy Renovation project (NeZeR) is to increase awareness regarding potential advantages from Nearly Zero Energy Building Renovation. It also aims at the promotion of implementation and smart integration of Nearly Zero Energy Building Renovation (NZEBR) measures and the deployment of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) in the European renovation market.
The main activities of this project are the following:
Post date: 19 Feb 2015
The 13th edition of the economic trends survey carried out by the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) confirms the positive signs and trends already observed in the previous surveys: the architectural market is gradually recovering and the general mood of the profession is improving – although the situation still differs greatly from one country to another.
Post date: 22 Jan 2015
The dates are set for next year’s leading event on the promotion of a secure, clean and efficient energy for Europe. The EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) will take place from 15 to 19 June 2015 in Brussels and across Europe.
Post date: 29 Dec 2014
Keeping pace with the global changes, the Smart Buildings will be a new accent of the 9th Eco Forum & Exhibition for South-East Europe organized by Via Expo. The event will be a platform for know-how transfer and new business contacts with the local players: experts, managers, investors and municipality representatives from South-East Europe, attending the Forum. The Conference
Post date: 26 Aug 2014
Cassandra is a software platform for assessing strategic decisions in electrical power systems by modelling several aspects of the demand side. More specifically, the Cassandra platform is a simulation-based, decision-support tool for energy market stakeholders, helping in the provision of insights in the development of their programmes and strategies.The platform supportS the following types of analysis:Demand-Response: Simulate the response of consumers to different types of pricing schemes/incentives, for a range of response parameters.
Post date: 23 Jul 2014
One of main goals of the Sophia project is to make some of the existing top-class PV Research Infrastructures available for the benefit of the whole European photovoltaic community.The project provides European researchers and companies with the opportunity to develop their own research projects through the Transnational Access (TA) to the Sophia consortium's Research Infrastructures (RI) – free-of-charge and supported by the European Commission. KUBIK by Tecnalia is one of the Research Infrastructures that participates in the SOPHIA project.
Post date: 21 Jul 2014
Energy markets have undergone fundamental changes at the conceptual level over the last years. The necessity for sustainability has transformed the traditional power production scheme to a distributed energy resource one, while the future points towards a great number of decentralized, small-scale production sites based on renewable energy sources. The Smart Grid paradigm is here to stay, while the deregulation of energy markets has defined new rules and new procedures.
Post date: 2 Jul 2014