EC - European Commission

The Paris rulebook will enable the Parties to the Paris Agreement to implement, track and progressively enhance their contributions to tackling climate change, in order to meet the Agreement's long-term goals.   EU action
Post date: 18 Dec 2018
Type: News

Our goal Industrial project developers can face challenges acquiring favourable financing for energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energy (RE) projects, including insufficient credit, risk mitigation issues, and high transaction costs relative to capital requirements.   
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
Type: Link

Goal The goal of the SEFIPA - Sustainable Energy Financing Platform in Austria - is to develop innovative solutions (financing products, regulatory measures and information campaigns) and to implement them in the form of projects in order to encourage investment in sustainable energy in Austria.   Content The SEFIPA project comprises 3 components:  
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
Type: Link

The project STUNNING aims at building up a stakeholder community around a Renovation Hub designed as a knowledge sharing platform, providing information on innovative solutions for building renovation and novel business models for their adoption and large scale replication. The provided solutions involve affordable and adaptable refurbishment packages, taking into consideration the whole renovation value chain.  
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
Type: Link

Following the invitation by the European Council in March 2018, the Commission's vision for a climate-neutral future covers nearly all EU policies and is in line with the Paris Agreement objective to keep temperature increase to well below 2°C, and pursue efforts to keep it to 1.5°C. For the EU to lead the world towards climate neutrality means achieving it by 2050.  
Post date: 28 Nov 2018
Type: News

On 13th November European Parliament completed the parliamentary approval of half of the eight legislative proposals in the 2016 Clean Energy for All Europeans package, following the Energy Performance in Buildings Directive, which came into force on 9 July.
Post date: 14 Nov 2018
Type: News

CEPPI – Coordinated energy-related PPIs actions for cities – aims to build capacity in cities on how to achieve more sustainable energy solutions through a pro-innovation procurement approach. The five cities involved in this project - Birmingham (UK), Budapest (Hungary), Castelló & Valencia (Spain) and Wrocław (Poland) – will intervene in scheduled public tenders to achieve a more sustainable energy outcome. The objective is to save at least 33GWh/year. The project will also help to develop the capacity of public authorities.  
Post date: 9 Nov 2018
Type: Link

Environmental laws have a huge impact on our life. They improve water and air quality, they protect nature, and they encourage recycling and waste management. But to really make an appreciable difference, these EU laws have to be properly implemented.  
Post date: 26 Oct 2018
Type: News

The EU-funded, Horizon 2020 project STUNNING, which promotes knowledge exchange and interaction in the field of energy-efficient building renovation, is conducting a survey on barriers for energy refurbishments to seek out answers and recommendations for the stagnant renovation rate in Europe. Based on the survey’s evaluation, STUNNING will provide insights on the processes that need to take place for the alleviation of the most common obstacles and market failures.
Post date: 5 Oct 2018
Type: News

Save the date! EBAE Award Ceremony on 14 November 2018, Vienna (Austria) The big moment of every cycle of the European Business Awards for the Environment is approaching: the Awards Ceremony, where the most impressive eco-innovative cases of the European business sector are celebrated.   
Post date: 11 Sep 2018
Type: Event