Energy policies

Based on needs assessments and good practices analysis, the PUBLENEF partners developed policy roadmaps in 12 cities and regions from across Europe to implement energy efficiency pathways towards sustainability. In the frame of the European Week of Regions and Cities, a dedicated conference explored the capacity of local and regional authorities to lead the transition to an energy efficient society.
Post date: 14 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

Funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, the QualitEE project aims to increase investment in energy efficiency services in the building sector within the EU and improve trust in service providers. This will be achieved by developing quality assessment criteria and implementing quality assurance schemes. QualitEE builds upon the Transparense project, which established the European Code of Conduct for Energy Performance Contracting in 2014.
Post date: 14 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

On 13th November European Parliament completed the parliamentary approval of half of the eight legislative proposals in the 2016 Clean Energy for All Europeans package, following the Energy Performance in Buildings Directive, which came into force on 9 July.
Post date: 14 Nov 2018
Type: News

China, From PV Production Powerhouse to the Biggest Solar Energy User After claiming over 60% of global PV panel market share according to International Energy Agency, China now strives for the leading position in solar power consumption, setting an installed capacity goal of 60GW for 2020 in the 13th Five-Year Plan for Electricity Development released in December, 2016.   Preview of PV Chengdu 2019
Post date: 14 Nov 2018
Type: Event

CEPPI – Coordinated energy-related PPIs actions for cities – aims to build capacity in cities on how to achieve more sustainable energy solutions through a pro-innovation procurement approach. The five cities involved in this project - Birmingham (UK), Budapest (Hungary), Castelló & Valencia (Spain) and Wrocław (Poland) – will intervene in scheduled public tenders to achieve a more sustainable energy outcome. The objective is to save at least 33GWh/year. The project will also help to develop the capacity of public authorities.  
Post date: 9 Nov 2018
Type: Link

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!  
Post date: 8 Nov 2018
Type: News

The Energy-efficient Buildings (EeB) cPPP is a partnership between the European Commission (EC) and the private sector as represented by the private members of the EeB cPPP Partnership Board and supported by the Energy Efficient Buildings Committee (E2B) of the European Construction, built environment and energy efficient building Technology Platform (ECTP).  
Post date: 6 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

The first International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Climate in African Municipalities (SECAM 2019) will be held at the ENSTP (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Travaux Publics) during the week of 22nd to 25th of October 2019, in Yaoundé, Cameroon with the theme "Increase access to quality, affordable housing for every household in the municipality.”  More information about this event, please visit: www.secam-conference.org.  
Post date: 2 Nov 2018
Type: Event

The Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) 2012/27/EU defines deep renovation as a “refurbishment that reduces both the delivered and the final energy consumption of a building by a significant percentage compared with the pre-renovation levels, leading to a very high energy performance”.
Post date: 31 Oct 2018
Type: News

The COMBI project aimed at quantifying the multiple non-energy benefits of energy efficiency in the EU-28 area. It gathered existing approaches and evidence from the EU area and developed modelling approaches. All data is analysable via a graphic online-visualisation tool with data export function: https://combi-project.eu/tool/  
Post date: 31 Oct 2018
Type: Tool