Hungary

With rising energy prices and international efforts to tackle climate change, improving the energy efficiency of homes is increasingly important across Europe. Energy use in homes makes up a quarter of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions and the EU has committed to a 20% reduction in EU greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 from 1990 levels. Furthermore, 9.8% of households in Europe cannot afford to heat their home adequately.
Post date: 30 Jul 2014
Type: Event

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
Type: News

The EU Sustainable Energy Week High Level Policy Conference will take place from 24 to 26 of June in Brussels, and includes some 30 sessions on renewable energy, energy efficiency and clean transport. Participation is free of charge.Register now to get a seat at the sessions of your choice! 
Post date: 30 May 2014
Type: News

More than three fourths of renovated households have achieved or even exceeded the expected savings after refurbishment, as revealed by Energiaklub’s most recent country-wide representative sample survey.One fifth of the households intend to implement energy related renovation of their homes in the near future. 41% of the households are planning the renovations because of the high energy costs. Most of the plans include the change of doors and windows (44%) and thermal insulation of walls (39%). 
Post date: 26 May 2014
Type: Publication

The Future of Rural Energy in Europe (FREE) initiative gives a voice to all those who believe that rural energy needs are important issues both for those who live in the countryside and for European society as a whole. We want to make sure that policy makers acknowledge that the following is true and plan accordingly.
Post date: 12 Feb 2014
Type: Link

The CONCERTO Conference (Brussels, 22-23/10/2013): Energy solutions for Smart Cities and Communities has summed up many outcomes of the CONCERTO initiative.Overall OBJECTIVES of the CONCERTO initiative:In order to substantially improve the overall performance of energy systems in new and/or existing communities, CONCERTO projects should involve integrated demonstration actions, which are economically attractive for replication.
Post date: 28 Nov 2013
Type: Publication

CONCERTO cities and communities have shown that existing buildings can cut their CO2 emissions, at acceptable costs, by up to 50%. CONCERTO does this by implementing renewable energy sources, innovative technologies and an integrated approach.CONCERTO projects and sites demonstrate energy solutions for smart cities and communities.CONCERTO projects and sites are role models for energy efficiency in buildings and communities. Their functional, sustainable solutions act as source of inspiration for innovative replication in other continents.
Post date: 28 Nov 2013
Type: Link

The CONCERTO APP Experience the impact of sustainable construction and renewable energy sources.
Post date: 21 Nov 2013
Type: News

CONCERTO shows the way to Smart CitiesPractitioners and policy-makers involved in urban development at local, national or EU level from across the EU have explored solutions to the major challenges facing EU cities in the years ahead.
Post date: 20 Nov 2013
Type: News