Financing, socio-economics

Political and business leaders from around the world have outlined the far-reaching geopolitical implications of an energy transformation driven by the rapid growth of renewable energy. A report recently launched by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) says that the geopolitical and socio-economic consequences of a new energy age may be as profound as those which accompanied the shift from biomass to fossil fuels two centuries ago.
Post date: 20 Feb 2019
Type: Publication

The workshops aimed to explore the role of the Social Sciences & Humanities (SSH) in meeting local or regional energy challenges: how do those working in energy at the local level feel SSH understandings could help them in their work? Workshop organisers were trained beforehand in participatory ‘storytelling’ methods, which were designed into the workshops in order to enable rich and diverse contributions from participants to help understand these challenges and draw out SSH-relevant themes.
Post date: 20 Feb 2019
Type: Publication

Long-term building renovation strategies will be key to supporting the decarbonisation of the EU building stock while National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) outline measures contributing to reaching these targets. What does this mean for research and innovation in the building renovation sector? Will this new framework be able to mobilise investments to drive innovation in urban retrofit, smart technologies and skills?  
Post date: 18 Feb 2019
Type: Evento

The “One-stop-shops for energy renovations of buildings” report is the exploratory review of case studies of past and current one-stop-shops (OSS) with a primary focus on the EU Member States. One-stop-shops are transparent and accessible advisory tools from the client perspective and new, innovative business models from the supplier perspective.  
Post date: 18 Feb 2019
Type: Publication

The 10th and 11th PROGRAMME includes KEYNOTE SPEAKERS in Plenary Sessions and specialist paper sessions in Pioneering WORKSHOPS.   We invite ABSTRACTS and REGISTRATIONS from researchers, civic and governments bodies, construction organisations and industries affected by extreme temperatures to share, compare and build on experiences and explore emerging solutions and opportunities.  
Post date: 15 Feb 2019
Type: Evento

MOEEBIUS project faces the challenge of reducing energy consumption in the building sector, based on modelling optimization of energy efficiency in buildings for urban sustainability. Project’s ambition was to  elaborate products and services that will enable the minimization of the 'performance gap' and promote customer confidence in the attractiveness of diverse energy efficiency business models and contracts, such as Energy Performance Contracting (EPC).  
Post date: 14 Feb 2019
Type: News

This month in RESTORE:    - 3rd RESTORE Training School 11-14 March 2019   - EU Sustainable Energy Awards   - RESTORE publication: "Sustainable Development Goals and Regenerative Sustainability in Higher Education" Authors: Giulia Sonetti, Martin Brown and Emanuele Naboni
Post date: 13 Feb 2019
Type: Link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=3eHEvVkmHjA   Established in 1990, MIPIM is A 4-day real estate event to meet the most influential players from all sectors of the international real estate industry. It brings the entire value chain to together and gives unrivalled access to the greatest number of development projects and sources of capital worldwide.  
Post date: 12 Feb 2019
Type: Evento

To successfully accelerate the transition to a low-carbon society and economy more emphasis should be on motivating people and increasing their awareness leading to an energy efficient building use.   The aim of MOBISTYLE (a 42-months European project funded under Horizon 2020) is to motivate behavioural change by raising consumer awareness through a provision of attractive personalized information on user’s energy use, indoor environment and health, through information and communication technology (ICT) based services.
Post date: 12 Feb 2019
Type: Evento

The project is part of the 2014-2015 Programme of Energy Renovation of Public Sector Buildings, adopted by the Croatian Government in 2013. This Programme has generated 57 public procurement procedures for the provision of EPC, 21 signed contracts for 68 buildings (total floor area: 225.000 m2 ), and € 125 million of total investment, for 70 million kWh of expected energy savings.  
Post date: 11 Feb 2019
Type: Caso