low carbon economy

In 2017, the Energy Cities Conference will be hosted from 26 to 28 April by the German city of Stuttgart, well-known for its industrial activity as well as for its foresighted climate and energy policy. In a region which can be considered the birthplace of the German energy transition (Energiewende), Stuttgart will serve as a learning place on the societal, cultural, economic and technological shifts that come with the energy transition in Europe.  
Post date: 14 Dec 2016
Type: Event

Impact of the financial crisis on carbon economics - Version 2.1 of the Global Greenhouse Gas Abatement Cost Curve  
Post date: 6 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

Renewable electricity, cleaner heating and cooling, decarbonised transport, empowered consumers and at least 27% renewables in the EU will bring clean energy for all Europeans.    
Post date: 6 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

The Commission’s Communication “Clean Energy for all Europeans” (also called the winter package) refers to the proposed amendment of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. Here it is suggested that the Member States shall set up a long-term building renovation strategy with a specific milestone for 2030 on the way to decarbonise their national building stock by 2050.
Post date: 6 Dec 2016
Type: Ask the Experts

On 30 November 2016 the Commission has published a Communication called “Clean Energy for all Europeans”. It includes 3 main goals: Putting energy efficiency first, achieving global leadership in renewable energies and providing a fair deal for consumers. Regarding the latter, the Commission plans to reform the energy market to empower consumers and enable them to be in more control of their choices when it comes to energy.
Post date: 6 Dec 2016
Type: Ask the Experts

A 30% energy efficiency target, efficient buildings, clarified ecodesign framework and measures, smarter finance to help Europe grow while meeting its climate goals easer.    
Post date: 2 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

Accompanying the document Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2012/27/EU on Energy Efficiency    
Post date: 1 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

  Accompanying the document Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings    
Post date: 30 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

  The Ecodesign Working Plan is part of EC's new Clean Energy package, which was released on 30 November 2016.  
Post date: 30 Nov 2016
Type: Publication