FYR of Macedonia is doing a lot to improve its legislation on energy efficiency in order to meet the energy savings targets and commitments to the European Energy Community. The country's policy and legal framework on energy efficiency consists of: the Strategy for Development of the Energy Sector 2009-2030;the Strategy for Improvement of Energy Efficiency 2010-2020;the First National Energy Efficiency Action Plan 2010-2012;the Energy Law (enacted in 2011); and numerous by-laws.
Post date: 4 Jun 2015
On 12 May 2015, the Energy Community Secretariat submitted to the attention of the Ministerial Council three Reasoned Requests as the next step in the dispute settlement cases against Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
Post date: 2 Jun 2015
Balkan countries, with their vast untapped renewable energy potential, have adopted obligatory binding targets for renewable energy. However, they have been struggling to mobilise capital in order to fund and bring projects to fruition. It is estimated that EUR 2.3 billion is required to finance regional renewable projects of common regional interest (Energy Community, 2013).
Post date: 28 May 2015
FEDARENE is pleased to announce the launch of the 1st edition of the Roger Léron Award. The purpose of this Award is to acknowledge persistency and a proactive approach, bringing a successful contribution to sustainable energy at the regional and / or local level in Europe.
Post date: 9 Mar 2015
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 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
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