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Financial instruments: a georeferenced map of 100 best practices from FINERPOL project

FINERPOL project partners identified around 100 best practices around the world of financial instruments for energy efficiency and renewable energy and evaluated them according to criteria developed together by the partnership. These...
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IEA Building Energy Efficiency Policies (BEEP) Database

The BEEP database was launched in 2012 as part of the work of the IEA’s Sustainable Buildings Centre (SBC). It provides a detailed breakdown of policies for energy efficiency in buildings around the world, including those supporting...
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ENERGISE project: an online database of sustainable energy consumption initiatives

Scientific research and public policies in the field of energy consumption have primarily focused on drivers towards greater carbon efficiency. However, such an approach does not consider the long-term success of such measures within...
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RISE: Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy

RISE is a set of indicators to help compare national policies and regulatory frameworks for sustainable energy. It assesses countries’ policy and regulatory support for each of the three pillars of sustainable energy—access to modern...
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Clima-Host: innovative solutions for climate protection and energy efficiency in the hotel and catering industry

The alpine-wide contest “ClimaHost – Climate protection and energy efficiency in hotel and restaurants” was launched on 7 June by the German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety Svenja Schulze, the...
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Energy Management Campaign: 50,001 global certifications to ISO 50001 by 2020

Through the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Energy Management Campaign, leaders from the public and private sectors are uniting to promote a proven framework to manage energy use: the ISO 50001 international energy management system standard...
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Mission Innovation Champions: a programme to celebrate innovative individuals who are accelerating the clean energy revolution.

Mission Innovation Champions is a new programme to celebrate innovative individuals who are accelerating the clean energy revolution. This programme will recognize exceptional researchers and innovators who are developing novel ways of...
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ABRACADABRA project: call for case study buildings

ABRACADABRA is the acronym of a title summarizing the project’s strategy: Assistant Buildings’ addition to Retrofit, Adopt, Cure And Develop the Actual Buildings up to zeRo energy, Activating a market for deep renovation. ABRACADABRA is...
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Strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reductions: give your feedback

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on a strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reduction. All interested citizens and stakeholders can send their contributions by 9 October 2018. In March 2018, EU...
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2nd Skin: A systemic deep retrofit pilot in Vlaardingen

EIT Climate-KIC’ Building Technologies Accelerator (BTA), Waterweg Wonen Housing Cooperation, BIK bouw, Provincie Utrecht, TU Delft, TU Munchen, Sto Isoned, Itho Daalderop and Kingspan work together to realize a unique deep retrofit...
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The Climate Group launches a new call to action on global companies to install LED lighting

To keep global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, accelerating a radical shift to smarter energy use is crucial. Within the private sector the transition has already begun, yet it is not happening fast enough – and millions of dollars...
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The Energy Transition is happening

State and regional governments are in a unique position to drive innovative and ambitious climate and clean energy policies around the world. The Climate Group brings these governments together to make sure the best ideas are spread...
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Here's how Paris is building the eco-community of the future

Every so often, an environmentally friendly building gives us a glimpse of the low-carbon future so many climate plans envision. With the development of Clichy-Batignolles, the city of Paris has created a groundbreaking eco-village filled...
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Smart Cities: the emergence of the Cyber Safe Buildings

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Internet of Things (IoT) have assumed a key role for energy efficiency in buildings: sensors (temperature sensor in a room, electrical power measuring device), actuators (HVAC room...
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A new interactive map of municipal PV installations in Rome

The Infrastructure Department of Rome (Italy) has published the interactive map of the 157 municipal photovoltaic installations in the town, most of which are installed on the roofs of scholastic buildings: the total amount of power of the...
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CREATE project: Social Impact questionnaire about thermal storage

The purpose of the survey is to collect the views of different stakeholders and identify their needs, habits and preferences related to thermal storage systems. The survey should only take 5 minutes. Please help us to complete this survey...
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SOLAR-TRAIN project:

The quality assurance in the photovoltaic industry is yet in its infancy, requiring both underpinning science and trained personnel to reduce costs of energy. An unmet industrial requirement is an accelerated, and operating environment...
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SOLAR-TRAIN project

The quality assurance in the photovoltaic industry is yet in its infancy, requiring both underpinning science and trained personnel to reduce costs of energy. An unmet industrial requirement is an accelerated, and operating environment...
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Microgrids - Promoting Effective Generation and Sustainable USes of electricity

The innovative approach of PEGASUS (Promoting Effective Generation and Sustainable USes of electricity) is focused on experimenting a simulation of functioning of microgrids in 7 pilot areas jointly; solutions will be based on concrete...
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ReUseHeat project

The objective of H2020 ReUseHeat project is to demonstrate first of their kind advanced, modular and replicable systems enabling the recovery and reuse of excess heat available at the urban level.   ReUseHeat will tackle both technical...