On 13 of November, the European Parliament voted on the provisional agreements reached with the Council in June this year on the three important legislative files within the Clean Energy for All Europeans Package, such as Energy Efficiency Directive, Governance of the Energy Union and Promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources.
Post date: 22 Nov 2018
The aim of the LOCAL4GREEN project is to help local authorities to establish and implement innovative local fiscal policies which are geared towards promoting renewable energy sources in the public-private sector and in homes especially within the framework of the Sustainable Energy Action Plans and the Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans that have been adopted by the municipalities that form part of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy.
Post date: 21 Nov 2018
This Guideline for Cost Benefit Analysis of Grid Development Projects is developed in compliance with the requirements of the EU Regulation (EU) 347/2013.
Post date: 22 Oct 2018
IMPULSE introduces an integrated support system concerning energy upgrading projects for Public Buildings.
The Project is coordinated by the Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES) and is implemented in the context of the European Programme Interreg MED 2014-2020 with the co-funding of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). In Greece, the Project’s pilot implementation is realised by the Municipality of Heraklion through the Department of European Programmes, while the Regional Development Fund of Crete (RDFC) is an associated partner.
Post date: 10 Oct 2018
PV-Prosumers4Grid (PVP4Grid) is an EU-funded project involving 12 partners from various European countries, beginning in October 2017 and running until March 2020. The main objective of PVP4Grid is to increase the market share and market value of PV by enabling consumers to become PV prosumers in a system-friendly manner. PVP4Grid aims at a better power system integration of PV with a focus on market integration.
Post date: 28 Sep 2018
Energy Expo & Forum2018 comes as a second edition to the initial launch of Energy Expo & Forum 2017.
This edition will focus on the high potential in Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia, Greece, Croatia and Serbia to invest in electricity. With great unused potential, Albania benefits from huge investment opportunities in this area, which also pertains to current electricity market policies. The new Renewable Energy Law adopted last year and the regulated legal framework will create new prospects for investments and cooperation.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
This report starts with an overview of the latest insights from IRENA, with a focus on the role of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the decarbonization of the global energy system by 2050. It pays particular attention to the five largest energy-using countries of the G20, namely the People’s Republic of China, Germany, India, Japan and the United States, but it narrows its focus to 2030.
Post date: 25 Jul 2018
District heating (DH) systems are key systems for the de-carbonization of heating energy in European Cities. In order to allow for this transition, while guaranteeing competitive energy costs, conversion of DHs is required.
DH operation temperature needs to be reduced in order to increase the performance of renewable systems and operation criteria needs to be adopted for the introduction of weather-dependent, distributed heat sources such as solar systems.
Post date: 24 Jul 2018
A Trinomics led consortium, on behalf of The European Commission, will be delivering a conference in Brussels on 20 September 2018 on geothermal renewable energy research, development and technologies.
The complimentary conference will provide insights into the impacts of R&D funded through the EU Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation; including providing access to the Geothermal Renewable Energy R&D Impact Report and an opportunity to influence the recommendations to increase future R&D impacts.
Post date: 18 Jul 2018
IRSEC’18 is an IEEE technically co-sponsored conference. All papers will be submitted to IEEE for potential inclusion in IEEE Xplore.
Best Paper Awards
The conference will have Best Student Paper Award and the Best Student Poster Award, which will be announced and bestowed at the conference closing session.
The announcement of the student achievement will be visible on the conference webpage of IRSEC’18, indicating the achievement of the student and their home university.
Post date: 17 Jul 2018