Accelerating investment in sustainable energy is key to meet the objectives of the Energy Union and support the transition to a clean energy system. This is particularly important in the building sector where the large-scale mobilisation of private financing is necessary to speed-up the renovation of the EU building stock, which represents 40% of the EU energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions.
Post date: 17 Mar 2017
3 webinars on the public procurement of innovative solutions and innovative financing for energy efficiency investments
The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) is organising 3 webinars on the procurement of energy efficient solutions on Wednesday 22 March 2017.
€20 million of funding is available under Horizon 2020
Post date: 15 Mar 2017
Lessons from successful Horizon 2020 projects and other initiatives across Europe
This event, held in Brussels on 30 March 2017, will present a selection of on-going initiatives at local, national and European levels that are demonstrating that energy efficiency can be financed on a large scale through the mobilisation of private financing. Mostly funded under the Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency programme, these initiatives provide inspiring insights on:
Post date: 10 Mar 2017
The Energy Efficiency Data Hub is a new online tool developed by the European Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME). With interactive maps, key data and statistics, this application features the energy efficiency projects co-funded under Horizon 2020 programme. Several of these projects deal with the energy efficiency in buildings.
Post date: 6 Mar 2017
Are you an experienced professional in the field of energy efficiency in areas such as consumer behaviour, buildings, heating and cooling, products, industry, public authorities, services, and energy efficiency financing? The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) is looking to recruit highly motivated staff to carry out activities related to research, innovation, or market uptake. The system will close on 02/03 at 23:45 CET.
Post date: 17 Feb 2017
Two solar-related projects are included in the last cut-off of the Fast Track to Innovation pilot scheme (FTI), which runs since 2015 under the EU's research and innovation programme Horizon 2020.
These projects are:
Integrated solar heating and cooling unit based on a novel zeolite chiller and heat pump:
The project receives 2,167,437.50€.
Post date: 1 Feb 2017
The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) provides five tips aiming to show how EU projects are trying to help households, start-ups, and industries among others, to save energy this year. These tips can help reduce energy bills, shift to more energy-conscious behaviour, or even get households, businesses or cities be more energy efficient.
These tips are the following:
Post date: 27 Jan 2017
On 17 January 2017, the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) organised a one-hour interactive webinar to provide those interested in communicating their projects with ideas on how to increase their outreach and learn from successful EU-funded projects.
The webinar's recordings and presentations are now available at the link below.
Post date: 20 Jan 2017
UPDATE 20/01/2017 - The webinar's recordings and presentations are available here.
Post date: 15 Dec 2016