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The Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum was first launched in 2014. In February 2019 a two-day event was held in which significant achievements and challenges in the evolution of this initiative were reviewed. Over 700 participants gathered for the event and alongside networking spaces, keynote speeches, and panel discussions, 30 research and implementation projects concerning sustainable energy and climate adaptation were presented.
Post date: 5 Apr 2019
Type: Publication

New rules making the EU's electricity market fit for the future and putting the consumer at the centre of the energy transition have been signed off by the European Parliament on 26 March; it is an important step in enabling the European Union and its Member States to embrace the clean energy transition, follow up on the already adopted 2030 climate legislation and meet the Paris Agreement commitments.
Post date: 27 Mar 2019
Type: News

What is PANEL 2050? The Central and Eastern Europe Sustainable Energy Network (CEESEN) was created as a result of the PANEL 2050 project. Partnership for New Energy Leadership (PANEL) 2050 was funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme to promote a low-carbon community in Europe by 2050.  
Post date: 29 Gen 2019
Type: Link

The INTAS project started in March 2016. It addresses the need to support European Market Surveillances Authorities (MSAs) deliver compliance with Ecodesign requirements for large industrial products, specifically transformers and fans.   By acknowledging the current lack of expertise, experience, and resources available across Europe for this type of testing, INTAS provides technical and cooperative support, as well as capacity building activities, to MSAs in charge of enforcing Ecodesign regulations.
Post date: 29 Gen 2019
Type: Link

Funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, the QualitEE project aims to increase investment in energy efficiency services in the building sector within the EU and improve trust in service providers. This will be achieved by developing quality assessment criteria and implementing quality assurance schemes.  
Post date: 23 Gen 2019
Type: Link

Every year the European Commission (Directorate-General for Energy and EASME) organises the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) – one of the biggest events dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe. The 2018 edition attracted more than 2500 participants. The theme for 2019 is “Shaping Europe’s energy future” and it will cover a series of activities with an EU-wide scope. EUSEW will take place during the third week of June and include the EUSEW Policy Conference in Brussels from 18 to 20 June.  
Post date: 21 Gen 2019
Type: News

The Paris rulebook will enable the Parties to the Paris Agreement to implement, track and progressively enhance their contributions to tackling climate change, in order to meet the Agreement's long-term goals.   EU action
Post date: 18 Dic 2018
Type: News

Our goal Industrial project developers can face challenges acquiring favourable financing for energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energy (RE) projects, including insufficient credit, risk mitigation issues, and high transaction costs relative to capital requirements.   
Post date: 3 Dic 2018
Type: Link

Goal The goal of the SEFIPA - Sustainable Energy Financing Platform in Austria - is to develop innovative solutions (financing products, regulatory measures and information campaigns) and to implement them in the form of projects in order to encourage investment in sustainable energy in Austria.   Content The SEFIPA project comprises 3 components:  
Post date: 3 Dic 2018
Type: Link

The project STUNNING aims at building up a stakeholder community around a Renovation Hub designed as a knowledge sharing platform, providing information on innovative solutions for building renovation and novel business models for their adoption and large scale replication. The provided solutions involve affordable and adaptable refurbishment packages, taking into consideration the whole renovation value chain.  
Post date: 3 Dic 2018
Type: Link