energy policy

Several countries and local authorities have introduced innovative policies and programmes to stimulate deep renovation and reduce the CO2 emissions of the building sector, yet a broad dissemination and application of these policies are not taking place. The exchange of information and experiences across regions is much lower than what would be desirable.  
Post date: 21 Jan 2019
Type: Publication

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!
Post date: 15 Jan 2019
Type: Ereignis

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!
Post date: 15 Jan 2019
Type: News

The project “Energiewende twinning towns” is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office and carried out by the Renewables Energies Agency and the Humboldt-Viadrina Governance Platform. It aims at deepening or initiating exchanges between cities or communities that intend to cooperate in the renewable energy field.  
Post date: 14 Jan 2019
Type: News

Several Mediterranean islands are not connected to the main electricity grid yet meaning that independent local grids cater for their power requirements, mainly using imported fossil fuels whose resources scarcity, especially during the high-demand summer months, is a significant challenge. Seasonal variability in power demand, fuel price volatility, as well as a growing tourism development, impose some additional complexity.  
Post date: 9 Jan 2019
Type: Publication

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s recent report gave a stark warning that current pledges from governments are not enough to avoid dangerous levels of climate change. In order to avoid this, we need to be aiming for a maximum of 1.5 degrees of warming above pre-industrial levels.  
Post date: 7 Jan 2019
Type: News

HRE4 provided new capacity and skills for lead-users in the heating and cooling sector by developing the data, tools, methodologies and results necessary to quantify the impact of implementing more energy efficient measures on both the demand and supply side of the sector.  
Post date: 20 Dez 2018
Type: Ereignis

Are you an innovative and highly qualified energy service provider or promoter? Have you implemented a successful and pioneering sustainable energy project? Then apply to the European Energy Service Award (EESA) 2019!   The closing date for applications is 15 January 2019. The reference period of submitted applications must be the calender year 2017/2018.   The EESA will be awarded in the following categories:   1. Best European Energy Service Promoter
Post date: 19 Dez 2018
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 Dez 2018
Type: News

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!  
Post date: 11 Dez 2018
Type: News