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EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2017: and the winners are...

On 20 June, the winners of the 2017 EU Sustainable Energy Awards have been announced at the Awards Ceremony which took place at the Résidence Palace Hotel in Brussels in the context of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017.   The evening focused on...

BUILD UP survey: Give us your opinion!

Since January, the BUILD UP webportal is accessible in seven languages in order to foster exchange of information among peers across Europe.   Although translation is automatically generated, we would be interested in your views on whether this...

This week’s ten biggest climate innovation stories - June 23

Can Sweden go carbon neutral by 2045? Can London’s transport get to zero emissions by 2050? And could the UK start using its sewer network to heat homes?  This, and more, in the week’s ten biggest climate innovation stories...

Introducing Climate Risk Information – a flagship programme working with the OASIS community

Climate-KIC reaffirms its strategic support for the Climate Risk Information flagship programme, with €1.5M innovation investment for 2017.   Increasingly different parts of society are facing the need to plan and adapt to...

EU Council adopts new energy efficiency labelling regulation

Clearer energy labelling: improved energy efficiency       The Council adopted today without debate a regulation setting a framework for energy efficiency labelling which replaces the current legislation (...

EU Council agrees on proposal for a revised Energy Efficiency Directive

increased energy efficiency: ensuring progress towards EU's climate and energy goals       On 26 June 2017, the EU Council agreed its position on a proposal for a revised directive on energy efficiency. This...

EU Council agrees on proposal for a revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

Energy efficient buildings: increased energy savings and better living conditions       On 26 June 2017, the EU Council agreed its position on a proposal for a revised directive on the energy performance of...

'Clean Energy package' top topic for EU Energy Council

The European Commission's 'Clean Energy for All Europeans' package was the main theme of the meeting of the European Energy Council, whch took place on 26 June 2017, bringing together EU energy ministers, European Commission Vice-President...

AQUAA Awards 2017 winners announced.

IME Yepi Kaz wins the AQUAA Awards 2017   For their first edition, the AQUAA Awards aimed to promote the dissemination of new construction and renovation techniques in French Guyana, while meeting the environmental...

New energy: smart cities test new urban technologies

Cities represent three quarters of energy consumption and 80% of CO2 emissions worldwide, and with urbanisation expected to continue, a growing number of ‘Lighthouse’ cities across Europe have taken up the challenge of testing new ‘smart’...