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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 announces call for experienced professionals

On 18 January 2016, the European Commission announced a call for experienced professionals in the sustainable energy field to evaluate and recommend proposals for funding under the H2020 Energy Efficiency Call for Proposals.  ...

UK renewables set new records last weekend

As a result of the weekend’s favourable weather conditions on 9 April, energy generated from renewable sources set new records in the UK. Solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power benefitted from ideal conditions, with a period of prolonged...

The first Passive House: Interview with Dr. Wolfgang Feist (part 1)

It’s been 25 years since Dr. Wolfgang Feist built the first Passive House building in Darmstadt, Germany. Katrin Krämer, press officer for the Passive House Institute, sat down with him to find out how it all began. The kids were excited...

Daylight Symposium program is now available

Daylight is vital to our long-term health and wellbeing. Yet, our modern way of living challenges our daily access to daylight and connection to nature, ultimately leading to a daylight deficit. So what role is left for architects and...

Climate-KIC joins steering committee of the Low Emission Development Strategies - Europe & Eurasia Platform

Climate-KIC is pleased to announce its joining of the Steering Committee for the Low Emission Development Strategies Europe & Eurasia Platform (LEDS-EEP). The LEDS-EEP’s mission is to create and support a community of practitioners...

VELUX Publishes 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report

VELUX has published its 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility report, which details the company’s ongoing commitments and progress in the area of CSR. Highlights of 2016 report include: 98% of wood used in manufacturing sourced from...

European Climate-KIC model successfully adapted for the launch of Climate-KIC Australia

Climate-KIC welcomes the launch of Climate-KIC Australia, a self-financed, independent and separate legal entity from Climate-KIC, based on the successful European Knowledge and Innovation Community (‘KIC’) model for catalysing climate...

ECO-SEE Breakthrough eco-building solutions: launch of new project video

To combat the emerging problem of indoor air quality, the ECO-SEE project has developed a range of eco-building solutions that can deliver healthier, quieter and more energy efficient buildings. These solutions are presented in a new...

Building Efficiency Accelerator launched new website with resources for cities

The Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) is a public-private partnership which goal is to facilitate the implementation of building efficiency policies and program, by making them more clearly visible.   The online...