webinar / web seminar

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  The General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER), which came into force in June 2014, requires EU Member States to allocate support via a competitive and market-based mechanism by 2017. This translates into an increasing use of auctions to determine the level of support for renewables.  
Post date: 2 Sep 2016
Type: News

This webinar, which will take place on 4 October 2916, from 15:00 to 16:00 CET, will provide a short introduction to the State Aid regulation, as well as to the current progress in auction implementation in EU Member States, past policy discussions on harmonisation and support scheme opening.   Two main open auction types will be analysed: reciprocally opened auctions versus commonly held auctions. Aspects as the degree of coordination and negotiation, burden sharing, scalability, complexity for investors and policy risks will be assessed.  
Post date: 2 Sep 2016
Type: Event

It is expected that in the future it will be possible to increase the share of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) in the markets without providing dedicated economic support. Still, such a ‘phase-out’ of economic support requires that two main conditions are met: firstly, expected future revenues from power markets are sufficiently high to cover generation costs; secondly, the risk tag attached to those revenues has to be acceptable for investors in the energy sector.  
Post date: 2 Sep 2016
Type: Event

  With the Renewable Energy Sources Act 2014 (EEG 2014), the German government has introduced the goal of opening 5% of the yearly installed renewables capacity to installations from other EU Member States. In 2016, a first cross-border pilot auction for ground-mounted PV will be conducted between Germany and Denmark for test purposes.  
Post date: 2 Sep 2016
Type: Event

Member states of the European Union increasingly introduce auctions to determine the level of support for renewables. Ecofys leads a consortium that supports the German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy on the reform of the Renewable Energy Act and participates in an international research project on Auctions for Renewable Energy Support (AURES).  
Post date: 2 Sep 2016
Type: Event

The following QUALICHeCK webinars have now been confirmed. Participation is free for all, but prior registration is required. Please click on the titles for further information and to register.   WEBINAR on Transmission losses | Thermal bridges – input data, calculation and verification method Wednesday 15 June 2016, 10.00 – 12.00 Brussels time (CET)  
Post date: 2 Jun 2016
Type: News

Post date: 23 Oct 2015
Type: Event

We would like to invite you to the next meeting of the Investor Confidence Project (ICP) Europe’s Technical Forum, a webinar on Thursday 24th September at 15:00 CET (Brussels). In this meeting, the first draft Protocol on Large Tertiary (non-domestic) Buildings and Standard Tertiary Buildings will be presented, as well as an update on the overall results of our research efforts.  
Post date: 18 Sep 2015
Type: Event

BUILD UP’s latest webinar on Horizon 2020 call EE05 has received a record number of registrations. A total of 370 attendees registered for the webinar.Hosted by Zoe Wildiers and Janna Schönfeld of the EU Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME), the session discussed Horizon 2020 call EE05 on deep renovation in further detail.
Post date: 4 May 2015
Type: News

Horizon’s 2020 call EE05 funds deep renovation projects that overcome market barriers and give an impetus to the construction sector to engage in deep renovations. Up to now, barriers such as the lack of quality standards and inspection protocols impede the creation of a market place for deep renovation.   The call, fully titled ‘Increasing energy performance of existing buildings through process and organisation innovations and creating a market for deep renovation’, closes on 4 June 2015.  
Post date: 4 May 2015
Type: News