Campaigning and awareness raising

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My Europe in 2050 lets you choose how we will change the European "Machine" in the next decades. How we will move, live, eat and consume, how we will change the agriculture, transport, energy generation, building sector and production systems.   Explore how you can keep the machine's output below 30 gigatons of greenhouse gases. This is the budget available for Europe if we want to take a fair reduction share to keep the 1.5° C target formulated in the Paris Agreement.
Post date: 15 dec 2020
Type: Tool

Concept:   Adequate warmth, cooling and lighting and the energy to power appliances are essential in a home.   Energy poverty is associated with a range of adverse consequences for people’s health and well-being, exacerbated by low temperatures and stress associated with unaffordable energy bills.  
Post date: 9 dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   Regional and local authorities need to precisely determine, control and demonstrate their sustainable energy and climate actions to increase their efficiency.   The EU-funded ENERGee Watch project will support peer-to-peer learning for municipal and regional associations and networks to understand how different sustainable energy and climate mitigation actions have been controlled and assessed.  
Post date: 9 dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   The EU has called on countries of central and eastern Europe (CEE) to do more to meet its 2050 net-zero emissions goals.   Based on an assessment of national energy and climate plans, CEE countries need to boost their potentials for efficient use of energy.  
Post date: 9 dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   The achievement of the EU climate targets for 2030 will be facilitated by the widespread adoption of renewable energy. Hosting capacity can be reached through the market uptake of citizen energy communities (CEC).   The EU-funded LIGHTNESS project will increase the renewable energy capacity through social engagement, a regulatory roadmap, a low-cost technological package and innovative business models.  
Post date: 9 dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   procuRE brings together 6 procurers from 6 countries, responsible for over 21,000 public buildings, to invest over €7 million in R&D to tackle their common challenge of achieving 100% Renewable Energy Supply (RES) in existing stock.  
Post date: 9 dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   The building sector is the single largest energy consumer in Europe. Within its 2030 climate and energy framework, the EU has committed to improving the energy performance of buildings.   Since three quarters of today’s buildings will still exist in 2050, the key to a low carbon building stock is to renovate.  
Post date: 8 dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   Europe’s next generation of peer-to-peer energy communities is becoming a reality. With the aim of boosting residential energy communities and integrating a higher share of renewable energy, the EU-funded NRG2peers project will develop a platform with three goals in mind.  
Post date: 8 dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   Innovation in interconnected systems design is crucial for reducing cost and complexity in multi-component computing platforms.   Current software development tools cannot fulfil the various antagonistic criteria in programming architecture. AMPERE’s model-driven engineering (MDE) framework addresses this challenge.  
Post date: 8 dec 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   The European construction industry needs to improve the innovation of its SMEs in order to extend its value chain and integrate new dynamic industrial sectors.   To achieve critical mass and promote internationalisation, the European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP) has initiated a synergy with the ICT, additive manufacturing, nature-based solutions and recycling industrial sectors.  
Post date: 8 dec 2020
Type: Link