EC - European Commission

ENERGY UNION AND CLIMATE   This European Commission’s brochure presents the ways in which the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESI Funds) can help in the efforts to achieve the Energy Union and Climate targets for the 2014-2020 period.  
Post date: 16 May 2016
Type: Publication

On 3 May 2016, the European Commission announced the shortlisted cities that will advance to the final stage of the European Green Capital 2018 and European Green Leaf 2017 award competitions. These cities are:   For European Green Capital:  
Post date: 9 May 2016
Type: News

  The European Commission is now accepting applications for the 2019 European Green Capital and 2018 European Green Leaf awards. Applications will remain open until November 2016.  
Post date: 9 May 2016
Type: News

On 28 April 2916, in the context of the April infringements' package, the European Commission requested Denmark to ensure the full translation of the Energy Efficiency Directive (Directive 2012/27/EU) into national law.  
Post date: 28 Apr 2016
Type: News

 
Post date: 18 Apr 2016
Type: News

  A Handbook on green public procurement – 3rd edition   This handbook by the European Commission is designed to help public authorities successfully plan and implement Green Public Procurements (GPP). It explains the possibilities offered by European Union law in a practical way, and looks at simple and effective approaches to greening contracts. The handbook follows the logic and structure of a procurement procedure. It also gives many real examples of green purchasing by public authorities across the EU.  
Post date: 18 Apr 2016
Type: Publication

  On 29 March 2016, the European Commission launched a public consultation to gather the experience, views and opinions of stakeholders and the public on the impact of current EU legislation on the construction sector, with a questionnaire targeted at key procedures and issues affected by these legal instruments. The results will feed into the Fitness Check for the Construction Sector undertaken by the  Commission, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2016.  
Post date: 15 Apr 2016
Type: News

On 15 March 2016, a series of Calls for Proposals were launched in the context of Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2016-17 in the area of Energy Efficiency.  
Post date: 13 Apr 2016
Type: News

  On 30 March 2016, at the EU-India summit in Brussels, Belgium, the European Union and India adopted a Joint Declaration on a clean energy and climate partnership.  
Post date: 31 Mar 2016
Type: News