News & Events

ICP releases protocols for financing access in building retrofit

While investors confidence and access to finance have been identified as key barriers to renovation funding, the ICP which is a Horizon 2020 funded project, has released 6 protocols to improve its access for building renovation projects.   These...

Launch of the European Energy Efficiency Platform (E3P)

On April 5th 2016, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) launched its European Energy Efficiency Platform - E3P.  The platform intends to overcome the fragmentation of data and knowledge of Energy Efficiency and foster cooperation...

Participate in the #askEASME Twitter chat - EU funding for environment!

On 31 May 2016, between 10 and 11:30, the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) is organising a Twitter chat on EU funding for the environment. Through #askEASME, the Agency will reply to all the questions on...

CITyFiED project: Importance of community dialogue in first retrofit roll out in Valladolid

In the loop: community feedback part of the process at Europe’s largest deep renovation site   Significant improvements to energy efficiency often mean lengthy inconveniences to residents. In the Torrelago district of...

You also have a say - vote for the EU Sustainable Energy Awards!

  Nine nominees for the 2016 EU Sustainable Energy Awards have been chosen from a shortlist of the year’s most successful projects for clean, secure and efficient energy.   These Awards are a major feature of the annual EU Sustainable...

H2020 Project Development Assistance and finance for sustainable energy

Horizon 2020 new funding opportunities for 2016   The Energy Efficiency call for proposals of the European programme Horizon 2020 supports the implementation of the EU's energy and climate policies. In this context,...

Renew School project: Video and survey on innovative schools renovation

Video and survey on innovative schools renovation with prefabricated wooden elements   In the framework of the RENEW SCHOOL research project (www.renew-school.eu) a video has been developed to show successful examples of...

BUILD UP Press Release: New report analyses implementation of EPBD

Today, 29/04/2016, the Concerted Action EPBD releases its 2016 report "Implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) – Featuring Country Reports." It analyses and compares implementation of the Directive across...

Implementing the EPBD – Featuring Country Reports by Concerted Action EPBD

The Concerted Action on the Energy Performance of Bulidings Directive (EPBD) has launched the full 2016 book assessing the status of EPBD implementation across the 28 EU Member States and Europe.    The book is structured in two parts....

Commission requests DENMARK to fully transpose the EU Energy Efficiency Directive

On 28 April 2916, in the context of the April infringements' package, the European Commission requested Denmark to ensure the full translation of the Energy Efficiency Directive (Directive 2012/27/EU) into national law.   Under this...