Energy policies

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The reduction of energy demand in buildings through the adoption of energy efficiency policy is a key pillar of the European Union (EU) climate and energy strategy. Energy Efficiency first emerged in the EU energy policy agenda in the 1970s and was progressively transformed with shifting global and EU energy and climate policies and priorities.  
Post date: 26 Feb 2021
Type: Publication

This webinar will feature high-level presentations on the EU and Canada’s overarching plans and investment strategies to boost energy efficient renovations in buildings, as part of their sustainable economic recovery strategies.   Session one will look at the Government of Canada’s overarching plan to boost energy efficient renovations in buildings towards its net-zero by 2050 goal and how it supports sustainable economic recovery.   
Post date: 25 Feb 2021
Type: Ereignis

Topic   When investing in energy efficient building projects, the actual energy performance of the buildings regularly turns out to be worse than what was predicted pre-construction.   This puts investments at risk as the return on investment is lower due to higher energy costs.  
Post date: 24 Feb 2021
Type: Ereignis

  The European Commission is hosting a Sustainable Energy Investment Forum (SEI Forum) webinar on integrated home renovation services in Europe on Friday 26 February 2021 from 10.00 to 12.00 (CET).   
Post date: 18 Feb 2021
Type: Ereignis

The ePANACEA report "Common framework for a modular methodology: Inventory of smart and novel technologies" describes the process followed for the development of an inventory of smart and novel technologies which have an impact on the building energy performance.  
Post date: 18 Feb 2021
Type: Publication

The report "Next Generation of EPCs and Quality Convergence across the EU: Implementation of Innovative Certification Schemes" aims to tackle current EPC challenges by proposing new features for implementation within existing schemes.   The document first summarises the state-of-the-art regarding European and international certification schemes.  
Post date: 18 Feb 2021
Type: Publication

A magyarországi ingatlanok tulajdonosainak 84 százaléka véli úgy, hogy otthona energiahatékonysági szempontból felújításra szorul - derül ki a Fundamenta-Lakáskassza Zrt. és az NRC piackutató legfrissebb, reprezentatív kutatásából.   A Fundamenta kutatás eredményei alapján az energiahatékonysági beruházások között kiemelt helyen szerepelnek a napenergia felhasználásával kapcsolatos beruházások, illetve az ezzel kapcsolatos igények.  
Post date: 18 Feb 2021
Type: News

In 2019, 6.9% of the EU population said in an EU-wide survey that they could not afford to heat their home sufficiently.   Energy poverty represents a problem all over Europe, and is particularly high in the East, South, South-Eastern and Baltic regions of Europe, where GDP per capita often falls below the EU average.  
Post date: 15 Feb 2021
Type: News

For the current program period EU has dedicated a significant part of the European Regional Development Fund to achieve a low carbon economy. In Sweden these funds are partly managed by regional programs and partly by a national regional fund.   Climate Action Network has ranked Sweden as the EU country with the most ambitious climate politic. Money has been allocated to several energy projects that support companies’ and organizations to become more energy efficient.
Post date: 12 Feb 2021
Type: Publication

Thursday 18 February Online   The 10th high-level meeting of the EU Refining Forum will take place as a webinar on 18 February 2021.   The discussion will focus on key developments and policy initiatives relevant for the refining industry, which took place during the first year of the von der Leyen Commission, as well as their implications.  
Post date: 12 Feb 2021
Type: Ereignis