The EU’s Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Programme supported projects which sought to overcome non-technical barriers to the uptake, implementation and replication of innovative sustainable energy solutions.
Post date: 22 Sep 2017
Ricardo Energy & Environment, CE Delft and DNV GL have evaluated initial results from Horizon 2020 projects under the responsibility of DG Energy. These projects fall in four areas:
Low Carbon Energy (grids and storage)
Low Carbon Energy Renewable Energy System Market Uptake
Smart Cities and Communities
The evaluation has focused particularly on:
Post date: 16 Aug 2017
Zagreb - Energy Efficient city (ZagEE) is a 4 years project (2013-2017) developed under the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme with the overall aim to implement energy efficiency measures and renewable energy sources in buildings owned by the local public authority (City of Zagreb).
More specifically, the the project aims to:
Post date: 10 Aug 2017
Nearly Zero-Energy Sports Facilities
n0e-sport is a three 3 years project (2014-2016) developed under the IEE programme as an integrated initiative on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Buildings. The project groups 7 partners from 7 countries, who have all identified sports facilities as a key energy consumers.
Post date: 9 Aug 2017
The Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) funded project Collaboration for Housing Nearly Zero-Energy Renovation (COHERENO), aimed to strengthen collaboration of enterprises in innovative business schemes for realising Nearly Zero-Energy Building (NZEB) renovations in single family owner occupied houses. The project focused on eliminating barriers for collaboration, providing enterprises with guidance on how to collaborate and on developing services for the different customer segments.
Major outputs of the project included:
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Post date: 22 Jun 2017
The municipality of Gunskirchen decided to refurbish the street lighting system to energy-efficient LED technology using EPC, since it recognised that its street lighting system required significant refurbishment work and that the technology currently in use would soon be affected by the phasing out of lamps. The objective of the project was to find a good solution for every street. For the implementation, the municipality hired a planner who carried out a tendering procedure. Five ESCOs were invited to bid and all submitted for the call.
Post date: 8 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
The Municipality wanted to renovate and improve the outdoor lighting installations by providing quality street lighting with improved LED technology, while seeking maximum energy efficiency and minimum maintenance cost.The main objective was to improve the overall situation and energy efficiency of the streetlight system as well as to provide an excellent quality service to the citizens. The municipality was interested in using the EPC model for this project. An open tender was published and ESCOs were invited to submit their offers.
Post date: 10 Feb 2017
Final Meeting of Step2Sport: Project presentation, NZEB policies and impact of the building sector
The STEP-2-SPORT project will hold its final meeting on 21 February 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, at the Delegation of the Government of Catalonia to the European Union. The event aims to highlight the project’s outcomes and present all the latest policies and trends on Nearly Zero Energy Buildings.
Post date: 10 Feb 2017