Energy policies

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The production of electricity from renewable sources in the EU increased by almost 5% from 2020 to 2021. Solar power has resulted as the fastest-growing source of electricity.  
Post date: 30 Jan 2023
Type: News

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and El Corte Inglés have signed a financing agreement to implement energy efficiency measures and a digital transformation by 2024 for the well-known Spanish supermarket. In particular, the supermarket´s energy efficiency plan includes improved refrigeration, lighting and air-conditioning, and better consumption management.
Post date: 30 Jan 2023
Type: News

Moderated by Aranzazu Galán, Senior Researcher at Université Libre de Bruxelles and BUILD UP's Editorial Board Member, the webinar presented two projects that explore technological solutions for heating/cooling coupled with renewables (SunHorizon and HAPPENING) and two projects that explore aspects of energy/thermal energy storage (
Post date: 26 Jan 2023
Type: News

A total of €4.11 million from the Modernisation Fund are going to support 61 projects in 8 Member States. These projects aim to modernise energy systems, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy efficiency.  
Post date: 26 Jan 2023
Type: News

The ENI CBC Med BEEP project has just finished and one of its main outcome is the development of guidelines for the energy renovation and environmental improvement of public historic buildings through the use of Heritage Building Information Modelling (HBIM) and a simulation-based approach.  
Post date: 26 Jan 2023
Type: Publication

Electrically-driven heat pumps represent a solution to dramatically improve the efficiency of energy use for space and water heating.
Post date: 26 Jan 2023
Type: Publication

European Builders Confederation (EBC), European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC) and European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW) are organising the final high-level event of the Erasmus+ Construction Blueprint for Skills project
Post date: 24 Jan 2023
Type: Event

Local and Regional governments play a vital role in the fight against climate change in the European Union. They are directly responsible for enabling and/or enforcing the implementation of national and European legislation into practice as they, directly and indirectly, control the development of their territories.
Post date: 23 Jan 2023
Type: News

Squaring security of supply and decarbonisation of buildings is not going to be straightforward. Buildings are the single largest source of energy consumption in the EU, representing 40% of final energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions. Heating takes up the largest share of a building’s total energy consumption, about 60%, and demand is concentrated over few months.
Post date: 23 Jan 2023
Type: Publication

Next Thursday, Jan 26th 14h CET, ABC 21 will host: “Open webinar about the policy and regulation landscape regarding bioclimatic design, the use of local materials and comfort indicators in Africa and the EU”  
Post date: 23 Jan 2023
Type: Event