Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2015

This report is an excerpt from the Energy Technology Perspectives 2015 (ETP 2015). It provides specific recommendations to governments on how to scale up deployment of key clean energy technologies toward a secure, clean and competitive energy future. The authors track each technology and sector against interim 2025 targets in the International Energy Agency (IEA) 2015 Energy Technology Perspectives 2°C Scenario (2DS), which lays out pathways to a sustainable energy system in 2050. 


Technical assessment of national/regional calculation methodologies for the energy performance of buildings – Final report

The purpose of this study is to provide the European Commission with structured descriptions of national/regional calculation methodologies under Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings (EPBD).


The study outcomes in general are the following:


5th International Conference on Renewable Energy Sources & Energy Efficiency – Call for papers

The 5th International Conference on Renewable Energy Sources & Energy Efficiency will take place on 5-6 May 2016 in Nicosia, Cyprus. The Conference aims at bringing together key stakeholders interested in renewable energy sources, energy efficiency and conventional fuels. The thematic areas of the Conference, covering renewables and energy efficiency topics in all sectors, are the following:


IEA SHC Report: Lessons learned from 20 non-residential building renovations.

This report summarises the findings from 20 exemplary renovation projects analysed by the International Energy Agency's Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (IEA SHC) Task 47:“Sustainable Renovation of Non-Residential Buildings”. The buildings are split into three categories: educational buildings, office buildings and historic & protected buildings.


Final report on common definition for nZEB renovation - ZenN

This report, a deliverable of the Nearly Zero energy Neighbourhoods (ZenN) project, gives an overview of the current status for the European nZEB definition work and presents the definition agreed upon by the ZenN partners. The five main criteria considered in order to reach this common definition are the following:


  • building system boundary;
  • weighting system;
  • net ZEB balance;
  • temporal energy match characteristics;
  • measurement and verification