Energy policies and regulatory framework

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EPBD implementation in Belgium Brussels Capital Region – status at the end of 2016

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Belgium Brussels Capital Region, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved...
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EPBD implementation in Latvia – status at the end of 2016

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Latvia, as updated at the end of 2015.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the Energy...
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Stockholm gets rid of coal for district heating

The closure of the last coal-fired cogeneration plant moves the city much closer to its goal of becoming fossil fuel-free by 2040.

Operations at the coal-fired cogeneration plant KVV6 at Värtaverket, which has supplied heat and electricity to Stockholmers since 1989, ground to a halt on 16 April. This event made no ripples in the coronavirus-dominated media mix, but...
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Making the EU renovation wave a success

Draft Final

A major economic challenge will face us all once the COVID-19 crisis passes. All sectors in society will be affected and we will look to policymakers and legislators to rapidly put the best and most effective recovery package in place. ...
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Energy efficiency – Mind the 2030 gap

In 2018, the European Union set itself the target to achieve a 32.5% energy efficiency improvement by 2030. Member States have to set indicative contributions and notify policies and measures to reach the mandatory 0.8% annual energy...
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Preparing a future EU strategy on energy sector integration

The European Green Deal aims to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050. As energy production and use account for more than 75% of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions.   In order to meet our climate objectives, while also...
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Communication from the commission to the European parliament, the council, the European economic and social committee and the committee of the regions

A new Circular Economy Action Plan for a cleaner and more competitive Europe

Global consumption of materials such as biomass, fossil fuels, metals and minerals is expected to double in the next forty years, while annual waste generation is projected to increase by 70% by 2050.   As half of total greenhouse gas...
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LIVING BUILDING CHALLENGE

What if every single act of design and construction made the world a better place?   LBC 4.0 focuses on the relationship between impact and effort. While LBC 4.0 continues the standard’s mission of visionary, but attainable building goals...