Energy policies

Clearer energy labelling: improved energy efficiency       The Council adopted today without debate a regulation setting a framework for energy efficiency labelling which replaces the current legislation (Directive 2010/30/EU) retaining its main principles but further clarifying, strengthening and extending its scope.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News

The 7th International Building Physics Conference (IBPC 2018): “Healthy, Intelligent, and Resilient Buildings and Urban Environments”, aims to advance the collective understanding of the nature and behaviour of the cyber-physical systems in these different scales, how they interact, and what can be done to optimise their design and operation for healthy, intelligent and resilient buildings and urban environments.   Contributions are invited, but not limited to, the following topics:   Building Materials, Assemblies, and Enclosure Systems
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: Event

increased energy efficiency: ensuring progress towards EU's climate and energy goals       On 26 June 2017, the EU Council agreed its position on a proposal for a revised directive on energy efficiency. This agreement will allow for the start of negotiations with the European Parliament under the Estonian presidency.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News

Energy efficient buildings: increased energy savings and better living conditions       On 26 June 2017, the EU Council agreed its position on a proposal for a revised directive on the energy performance of buildings. This agreement will allow for the start of negotiations with the European Parliament under the Estonian presidency.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News

The European Commission's 'Clean Energy for All Europeans' package was the main theme of the meeting of the European Energy Council, whch took place on 26 June 2017, bringing together EU energy ministers, European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič, and European Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action Miguel Arias Cañete.     Main results   The Council adopted, without debate, a regulation on  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News

Transition to an energy efficient economy means fundamental changes in the city’s economy structure and its technical infrastructure, changes in the regulatory framework, mobilization and coordination of all federal and regional executive authorities, changes in the consumption structure, in the behavioral stereotypes. Discussion of these subjects will become the key topic of XXXIV Conference and Exhibition “Moscow– energy efficient city”.
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: Event

Cities represent three quarters of energy consumption and 80% of CO2 emissions worldwide, and with urbanisation expected to continue, a growing number of ‘Lighthouse’ cities across Europe have taken up the challenge of testing new ‘smart’ energy-saving solutions in large-scale test-beds under the impulse of European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.   
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News

The Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) has announced that it is relaunching the Green Deal scheme and Green Deal loans, since its funding end in July, 2015. This first announcement is a “soft launch”- the company hopes to extend finance offers across a wider number of Green Deal Providers over the coming months- ahead of the full launch to come later this year.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2017
Type: News

Το Energy Efficiency Conference 2017, που θα διεξαχθεί στην Αθήνα στις 29 Σεπτεμβρίου,  έχει ως στόχο την ανάδειξη των πιο αποτελεσματικών μεθόδων που εφαρμόστηκαν από κορυφαίες εταιρίες για να βελτιώσουν την ενεργειακή τους απόδοση, σε πολλαπλούς τομείς και διαδικασίες (παραγωγή, κτήρια, εσωτερικές λειτουργίες, υπηρεσίες).
Post date: 26 Jun 2017
Type: Event

In order to access the untapped potential of energy savings it is essential for public authorities at regional and local levels to clearly identify and better understand the barriers to energy efficiency investments. Although innovative financing schemes might offer solutions to overcome some of these barriers, their implementation finds itself hindered by obstacles. The comprehension of these issues is crucial to developing and strengthening innovative and best practice methods that promote sustainable and cost-effective financing options.
Post date: 26 Jun 2017
Type: Publication