communities

The commercial (i.e. non-residential) buildings, public buildings and urban areas are the fastest growing energy consuming sectors and a key area where the CO2 reduction could be achieved in a cost-effective manner. This is mainly due to the growth of the service sector and urbanisation and their associated demand for heating, cooling ventilation (HVAC), ICT services, lighting, mobility, etc..
Post date: 13 Dec 2019
Type: News

From 28 to 30 January, the 21st edition of the European Energy Transition Conference – the annual appointment for the local and regional players committed to energy transition and adaptation to climate change – will be held in Bordeaux.  
Post date: 11 Dec 2019
Type: Event

  Aren’t you tired of sitting in a conference, listening to never-ending speeches? Are you looking for dialogues and meaningful peer-to-peer exchanges instead?   If you are seeking to rethink the boundaries of our actions, or dreaming of a place to make your work visible and find new partners, the first Cities and Citizens Energy Forum is for you.  
Post date: 11 Dec 2019
Type: Event

Previous editions of the IEECB&SC conference have attracted key international researchers and experts on energy efficiency in non-residential buildings and smart communities, district and cities.
Post date: 10 Dec 2019
Type: Event

Programme Building Green Copenhagen 2019   Knowledge-sharing platform and product exhibition   Building Green is a knowledge-sharing platform for the brightest actors in the field. It is a meeting point for turnkey products from a wide range of manufacturers in the construction and energy sectors. It constitutes a unique opportunity to showcase energy solutions targeting the professionals in the industry.  
Post date: 25 Oct 2019
Type: Event

The EU Clean Energy package has for the first time in history integrated “energy communities” in European Legislation. This decisive step recognises energy communities as an emerging market actor, encourages the utilization of local renewable energy sources (RES) and calls for Members States to design enabling frameworks supporting their development.  
Post date: 4 Oct 2019
Type: Event

Citizens Energy Communities are becoming increasingly popular at policy level and in society generally, for environmental, economic and social reasons. Each community may have one or more of a range of objectives and activities. For example, raising environmental and energy awareness from a social and/or economic perspective may result in an education program; or a desire to be self-supporting, or less reliant on energy suppliers, may lead a community to explore Distributed Energy Resources (DERs).  
Post date: 1 Oct 2019
Type: Publication

The aim of EPATEE’s final conference is to present the conclusion of the project as well as to provide a platform for stakeholders to exchange knowledge and discuss existing practices of the evaluation of energy efficiency policies in order to establish an energy efficiency evaluation community.   The conference serves at achieving one of EPATEE’s main targets: to enable user-oriented experience sharing and capacity building.
Post date: 28 Jun 2019
Type: Event

The REScoop Plus project aims to make Europe go beyond their activities of producing and supplying energy and take up energy savings for their members as a new pillar in their organisations.   In the project REScoop Plus it was first made an overall inventory of all activities on energy savings of energy cooperatives.  
Post date: 20 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

In many EU countries multi-family dwellings represent the dominant residential solution. But structural renovations to cut emissions and save energy may be a real challenge in such contexts, if the communities are not properly involved in the process   Watch the video here: http://www.buildheat.eu/building-energy-efficient-communities/    
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: News