Overview of support activities and projects of the European Union on energy efficiency and renewable energy in the heating & cooling sector
Horizon 2020, Framework Programme 7 and Intelligent Energy Europe programmes of the European Union
Post date: 24 Nov 2016
New energy measures set to be announced later this year could boost the EU’s GDP by 1% by 2030, pumping an additional €190 billion into the EU’s economy and creating up to 900,000 new jobs.
The new package of measures will cover renewable energy, energy efficiency – in particular the buildings sector, electricity market design and governance of the EU’s Energy Union strategy.
Post date: 24 Oct 2016
According to a new report by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), energy efficiency, followed by smart grids, e-mobility and wind energy technologies are the key priorities put forward by European regions and countries in the smart specialisation strategies in the area of energy.
Post date: 8 Jul 2016
On 29 June 2016, the European Union and China signed an agreement with the aim to strengthen their energy cooperation up to 2020.
Post date: 29 Jun 2016
On 22 April 2016 –the International Mother Earth Day– representatives of more than 170 countries endorsed the Paris Agreement to cut carbon emissions. The high-level signing ceremony, convened by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, took place at the UN Headquarters, in New York, U.S.A.
Post date: 25 Apr 2016
On 11 March 2016, the European Commission announced the launching of the European Investment Project Portal (EIPP). The new portal addresses EU-based project promoters and is designed to boost the visibility of EU projects and attract a wide range of potential investors. The sectors covered by the EIPP include renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy infrastructure, energy R&D, and fuel extraction and refining.
Post date: 14 Mar 2016
As part of the evaluation and review of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, as required under Art. 19 of the Directive, the European Commission has launched a public consultation which will run until 31 October.
Post date: 30 Jun 2015
The Consultation period runs from: 03/02/2014 to 28/04/2014 The target groups are the following: Public authorities, Member States authorities, private organisations, industry associations, SMEs, Consultancies, other relevant stakeholders and Citizens. Objective of the consultation
Post date: 27 Feb 2014
GREEN PAPER A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies:The results of the 2030 Energy and Climate Framework consultation are now available.The contributions from the following sectors can be found on the DG Energy website: Citizens, Public authorities, Registered Organisations (Part I, Part II, Part III), Non-registered organisations as well as The Main outcomes or Results (¨Green Paper 2030: Main outcomes of the public consultation¨).
Post date: 8 Oct 2013