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This report by the U.S Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) shows that the United States can help curb climate change and cut its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% by 2050 with an ambitious, but realistic, increase in clean energy. This reduction can be achieved relying on four key emission reduction strategies:  
Post date: 5 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

Researchers at the MEET Battery Research Centre at Münster University have developed a new energy storage system based on dual-ion battery technology. Its long service life is promising for stationary applications. The focus of the development was on cost-effective battery systems. The key difference to lithium-ion batteries is the purpose of the electrolyte. Chemist Dr. Tobias Placke from MEET explains further that, “In the lithium cell, it serves only as a transport medium for lithium ions between both electrolytes. In the dual-ion cell, however, it is an active material.”  
Post date: 8 Sep 2017
Type: News

This interactive web-tool, released in the framework of the EU project RENEW SCHOOL was launched to guide decision makers to well-informed decisions for school buildings and renovation options The main decisions to make include:  
Post date: 15 May 2017
Type: Tool

Renew School: Sustainable school building renovation promoting timber prefabrication, indoor environment quality and active use of renewables  
Post date: 15 May 2017
Type: Publication

Renew School: Sustainable school buildings in Europe with prefabricated timber elements - Examples and experiences   This best-practice brochure, released in the framework of the EU project RENEW SCHOOL presents an overview of innovative school renovation projects realised throughout Europe. It aims at showing that major changes in school architecture are becoming visible and inspire national projects to sustainability and energy efficiency.  
Post date: 15 May 2017
Type: Publication

The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition celebrates its 25th edition in Stockholm.  With a full agenda of horizontal topics the EUBCE is a key event for the biomass and bioenergy community. A unique platform promoting the transfer of knowledge and expertise among research, industry and policy makers. 
Post date: 9 May 2017
Type: News

IEA-EBC Annex 64: LowEx Communities - Optimised Performance of Energy Supply Systems with Exergy Principles   The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA- EBC Annex 64: LowEx Communities - Optimised Performance of Energy Supply Systems with Exergy Principles” in 2013. The project will run till 2017.
Post date: 25 Apr 2017
Type: Link