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The new call for energy efficiency is open!

On 12th March the 2019 call for proposals for the Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy topics of the Horizon 2020 EU funding programme was launched. The funding is available for proposals submitted under 16 topics addressing 5 main...

Public workshop on digital construction skills: enabling the energy transition in Europe’s building stock

A BUILD UP Skills event during the Barcelona Building CONSTRUMAT’19 international trade fair.   The buildings sector in Europe is undergoingchange in both technology and legislation. Tighter European energy and climate targets have...

Escaping energy poverty: the support coming from EU

Across the EU, 50 million families are living in energy poverty. Some lack access to affordable energy, whereas others occupy old, draughty buildings that cannot be easily heated. Many are living without lighting, appliances, heating and...

Energy efficient renovation of public buildings in cities: joint Interreg-EU funded call for proposal

The 4th call for proposals of Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE is devoted to the exploitation of outputs and results being delivered by projects funded by the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE Programme within the first two calls. This call...

BERTIM: installation of timber modules in France

Prefabricated modules in timber frames – one of the most significant key results of BERTIM European project – has been installed on facades of selected residential building in La Charite-sur-Loire, France.  Installation has been performed...

Register to the webinar on Financing Building Renovation

Many project promoters lack the skills and capacity to set up, implement and finance ambitious low-energy and clean energy building projects. This is why the European Commission has set up several tools to help project promoters finance...

WorldGBC urges pragmatic approach to EU taxonomy

On 22 February, WorldGBC Europe responded to a consultation from the technical expert group on sustainable finance (TEG) on the development of the 'taxonomy' - an EU-wide classification system for environmentally sustainable economic...

Competition for local renewable energy production in the islands

The European Commission is launching the first edition of the RESponsible Island Prize, which is dedicated to islands with innovative and sustainable local renewable energy production for use in electricity,...

Participatory Financing for Sustainable Energy: register to the webinar

The European Commission, in partnership with the UN Environment Finance Initiative, is organising a webinar on Participatory Financing for Sustainable Energy on 4 April 2019, from 11.00 to 13.00 Central European Summer Time...

Climate neutral economy for the global competitive advantage of energy industry

The second High-level meeting of the renewables section of the EU Clean Energy Industrial Forum took place in Brussels on 18th March at the European Commission headquarters building, the Berlaymont. Opened by Miguel Arias Cañete, European...