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Webinar on Smart and Technology Equipped Buildings – new features from the amended EPBD

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started! Member States have until March 2020 to translate into national law all the new requirements from the EU energy efficiency legislation affecting...

EU Commission’s survey on architects’ activities in the field of energy renovation and nearly zero energy buildings

In order to inform its future policy-making, the European Commission is currently conducting a survey across Europe on architects’ activities with respect to energy renovation and nearly zero energy buildings (nzeb). The survey shall enable to...

Webinar on Smart and Technology Equipped Buildings – new features from the amended EPBD

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started! Member States have until March 2020 to translate into national law all the new requirements from the EU energy efficiency legislation...

1st Nordic ZEB+ Conference : Call for abstracts

The conference will feature several outstanding keynote speakers from authorities within business and academia.   Abstract submission is open until 1st of Februry 2019!   We welcome abstracts from research and practice...

Towards elections: which future for EU-backed nature-based solutions (NBS)?

The EU has heavily invested in projects to renature cities. After the European elections, a new executive will head the EU. What will happen to the NBS policy?   The so-called "nature-based solutions" (NBS) are the latest trend in the...

Energiewende twinning towns: sharing knowledge and experience. Apply now!

The project “Energiewende twinning towns” is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office and carried out by the Renewables Energies Agency and the Humboldt-Viadrina Governance Platform. It aims at...

Romanian regulator permits excess electricity sale by prosumers

The Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE) has approved 3 orders that facilitate the commercialization of electricity generated from renewable energy sources by prosumers in facilities with a maximum installed capacity of 27 kW.  ...

World Sustainable Energy Days 2019

Efficiency and renewable energy are at the core of Europe’s commitment to a clean energy transition that serves the needs of citizens, economic development, and the environment.   The World Sustainable Energy Days connect...

Find out about the Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat!

On 6 June 2018, Director General Dominique Ristori announced the creation of the Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat at the European Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels. The announcement was made in the presence of the Members of...

What can we learn from new trends in the construction sector

The European construction sector is crucial to the European economy as it provides 18 million direct jobs and contributes to about 9% of the EU's GDP. Furthermore, drives economic growth and offers solutions for social, climate and energy...