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EC to invest €30 billion through new Horizon 2020 Work Programme

EC to invest €30 billion through new Horizon 2020 Work Programme

  On 27 October 2017, the European Commission announced how it will allocate €30 billion of the EU research and innovation funding programme Horizon 2020 during 2018-2020, including €2.7 billion to kick-start a European Innovation Council.   Over...
European Commission presents sustainable energy security package

European Commission presents sustainable energy security package

On 16 February 2016, the European Commission unveiled a package of energy security measures to equip the EU for global energy transition. The package sets out a wide range of measures to strengthen the EU's resilience to gas supply disruptions,...

EC initiative ManagEnergy takes on a new focus

MANAGENERGY, the European Commission initiative for helping regional and local energy agencies   ManagEnergy – Leaders in energy transition   ManagEnergy is the European Commission initiative for helping regional and local...

EFFIBUILDING - more than 100 prototypes available for consultation

  Predicting the future of the energy efficiency solutions of buildings     EffiBUILDING, an innovative sharing platform in the energy efficiency solutions for buildings, has reached 100 prototypes which are available...

Green Solutions Awards 2017 Winners: solutions to limit global warming

Winners of the Green Solutions Awards 2017: their solutions to limit global warming   No more suspense! The international winners of the 2017 edition of the Green Solutions Awards have been revealed on November...

Bertrand Piccard: Efficient Solutions for climate action and innovation

Bertrand Piccard talks about the true power of innovation for climate action   The visionary innovator who flew 40,000 km in a solar-fuelled plane urged companies to pursue revolutionary ideas as the only way to truly...

Political leaders make the case for stronger action on climate

During the first day of the 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum, international energy and environment ministers have urged the global community to act faster and stronger to make the transition to a low-carbon economy. Political leaders,...

Social housing as catalyst for net-zero energy refurbishment markets

Energiesprong into Action! Social housing as a catalyst for net-zero energy refurbishment markets   Some 50 international partners of Energiesprong gathered in Nottingham, UK during the 24 and 25 of October, 2017 to...

Energy efficiency renovation: quality of life must be affordable

“We have to keep quality of life affordable”   Housing Europe President, Cédric van Styvendael has been one of the few non-institutional speakers who contributed to the high-level conference on clean energy financing...

EU Emissions Trading System revision shows commitment to Paris agreement

EU Emissions Trading System to be revised to go in line with the Paris Agreement   The EU has reached a provisional agreement to revise its Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for the period after 2020 - a crucial move amid...