On 24 September 2015, the European Commission sent a reasoned opinion to Estonia and Slovenia, requesting them to fully transpose the Energy Efficiency Directive (Directive 2012/27/EU) into national law. These Member States have now two months to comply with their obligations.
Post date: 28 Sep 2015
The Informal Energy Council, which took place on 23 September 2015 in Luxemburg, focused on new energy technologies and business, as well as on relevant investment opportunities in Europe. The aim of the meeting was to call for further cooperation between EU countries on research and innovation in new energy technologies under the Energy Union research and innovation priority, as well as under the Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan.
Post date: 23 Sep 2015
This guide from the European Commission is a useful tool for manufacturers of construction products planning to CE mark their products in the European Union, or seeking advice on a “to-do list”. The guide explains the necessary steps to follow in the following cases:
Post date: 14 Sep 2015
This report by the European Commission summarises the presentations and discussions that took place in the workshop organised by the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs in the framework of the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2015. The workshop brought together relevant experts from the real estate sector, the valuation industry, financing institutions, Member States, the European Comm
Post date: 8 Sep 2015
The penultimate session of United Nations talks before the Paris climate conference in December 2015 took place from 31 August to 4 September 2015 in Bonn, Germany. The session was held in the context of the UN negotiations on a new global climate change agreement.
Post date: 7 Sep 2015
The Energy efficient Buildings Cluster Activities Coordination Action (EeB - CA²) has recently launched a call for experts. The aim of this call is to set up a group of high-level experts from outside the Energy efficient Buildings Public Private Partnership (EeB PPP) EC-funded projects, in order to support the following EeB - CA² activities:
Post date: 4 Sep 2015
The European Commission has agreed on a package of measures designed to ensure that the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) is up and running in early autumn to mobilise €315 billion worth of investments over the coming years.
Post date: 26 Aug 2015
The RegioStars 2015 Awards Ceremony will take place at the "BOZAR", in Brussels, Belgium, on 13 October 2015, during the Week of European Regions and Cities - Open Days (read more). The RegioStars 2015 Awards honour Europe's most inspirational and innovative regional projects supported by EU Cohesion Policy Funds. The four Award categories for 2015 are:
Post date: 20 Aug 2015
In July 2015, the European Commission, under its plans for the Energy Union, launched a consultation seeking stakeholders' views on:
Post date: 27 Jul 2015
COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS on Launching the public consultation process on a new energy market design
Post date: 16 Jul 2015