Energy sources, district heating / cooling, cogeneration

Concept and Objectives:   Do European consumers pay attention to energy labels when they buy an electric appliance, a car or a house?  What information are they looking for? How important is energy consumption in their decisions?     This is what the CONSEED research project aims to find out through surveys and field trials among households and various economic sectors across Europe.   
Post date: 25 Jun 2019
Type: Link

AGENDA   The conference aims to bring together all stakeholders involved in energy, climate planning and in the transition to a low carbon society: local, regional, national authorities, decision-makers, technicians, academia, NGOs, networks.  
Post date: 21 Jun 2019
Type: Ereignis

The EU-funded project ExcEED collects data from new and energy efficient buildings (such as energy performance, CO2 emissions, etc.), gathered into a database.   Through the data collected, the platform will foster energy awareness and will build analysis of energy performances regarding existing buildings’ data.  
Post date: 21 Jun 2019
Type: Tool

The Intelligent Virtual Network (iVN) provides the ability to model, compare and optimise the integrated design and management across electricity, heating, cooling and waste heat networks. Users can identify potential for energy trading, reduce energy bills locally and reduce carbon emissions across their community.  
Post date: 20 Jun 2019
Type: Ereignis

Concept   The LIFE Program of the European Union was born with the intention of providing funding for the defense of the Environment and Climate Action. Its objective is to be the catalyst for changes in development and environmental policies, providing solutions and improvements in order to achieve environmental and climate objectives.
Post date: 20 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Last BUILD UP webinar counted on the participation of the EU-funded projects dealing with energy users engagement to improve energy performances in buildings.   Although many people are concerned about the environment, this does not always translate into taking practical steps to reduce domestic energy consumption.
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: News

Concept   In industrial and service sectors, energy efficiency investments are often not implemented due to a combination of factors and barriers faced by the actor involved. Even for enterprises that are subject to mandatory audits, the recommendations are often not implemented due to those factors and barriers.  
Post date: 18 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Concept:    KeepWarm is an EU-funded project whose objective is to accelerate cost-effective investments in the modernisation of District Heating Systems (DHS).  
Post date: 18 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Concept:   The overall aim of the THERMOS project is to provide the methods, data, and tools to enable more sophisticated thermal energy system planning rapidly and cheaply.   THERMOS aims to accelerate the development of new low-carbon heating and cooling systems across Europe, and enable faster upgrade, refurbishment, and expansion of existing systems.   Objective and Methodology:  
Post date: 18 Jun 2019
Type: Link

The PARENT project’s final conference brought together political actors, researchers and civil society organisations concerned with energy and sustainability in Brussels on 4-5 June.    
Post date: 18 Jun 2019
Type: News