Every year the European Commission (Directorate-General for Energy and EASME) organises the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) – one of the biggest events dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe. The 2018 edition attracted more than 2500 participants. The theme for 2019 is “Shaping Europe’s energy future” and it will cover a series of activities with an EU-wide scope. EUSEW will take place during the third week of June and include the EUSEW Policy Conference in Brussels from 18 to 20 June.
Post date: 21 Jan 2019
The webinar aims at answering the following questions :””How AdoRES can trigger – at a Financial standpoint – the Deep Renovation of Buildings towards NZEBs?”.
During the webinar, the Financial tools developed in the framework of ABRACADABRA project and the feasibility of case studies all over Europe will be presented in order to demonstrate that the “ABRACADABRA way” can be a pillar of the EU to support energy transition.
Post date: 17 Jan 2019
Why not plan ahead and get informed on Energy Efficiency funding opportunities for 2019? With €112M available in the Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency Call 2019, with deadline in September 2019, there are opportunities to fund market uptake and coordination & support projects.
Post date: 19 Dec 2018
The European Commission has published a report on high energy performing buildings, showcasing EU funded innovation and market uptake projects.
A total of 24 projects funded under the Energy Efficiency part of the Horizon 2020 programme are presented, addressing three priority areas: deep renovation of existing buildings, new Nearly Zero-energy Buildings, and smart buildings.
Post date: 25 Oct 2018
How is Europe’s Horizon 2020 framework programme supporting research, innovation and market uptake of smart buildings?
Post date: 20 Nov 2017
Practical Approaches to the Building Renovation Challenge is a paper that sets out the findings of a contractors' workshop featuring expert researchers, architects, engineers, and other building professionals. The workshop took place in December 2015 in Brussels hosted by the Horizon 2020 Energy (Buildings) team of the EASME in conjunction with www.buildup.eu, the European portal for energy efficient buildings.
Post date: 22 Feb 2016
This article explores the link between EU funding, in particular the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme, and the evolution of Passive House, and also the contribution that Passive House has made to transform the market for energy efficiency in buildings.
There is a brief summary of various Passive House projects supported by EU funding, while finally underlining the importance of Passive House Principles in a future glimpse towards 2030 with the new EU Horizon 2020 programme.
Post date: 21 Apr 2015