At VITO, their aim is a society where sustainability is the norm. They are working on global projects to promote the transition to sustainability. They create innovative technological solutions and actively share their knowledge with businesses and government bodies.
Post date: 18 Feb 2021
The countries in the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region and in the former Soviet Union republics (CIS region) have the most energy-poor people in Europe.
This is mainly due to high energy prices and poor energy efficiency of the buildings, heating systems and household appliances.
Post date: 17 Feb 2021
For the first time ever the EAE Award 2021 ceremony will be included in the program of the 5th European ETICS Forum, scheduled for 16th September 2021 in Prague/CZ.
The new award aims to honour amazing examples of energy-efficient projects from across Europe using External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems (ETICS).
Post date: 14 Jan 2021
Adequate warmth, cooling and lighting and the energy to power appliances are essential in a home.
Energy poverty is associated with a range of adverse consequences for people’s health and well-being, exacerbated by low temperatures and stress associated with unaffordable energy bills.
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
The EU has called on countries of central and eastern Europe (CEE) to do more to meet its 2050 net-zero emissions goals.
Based on an assessment of national energy and climate plans, CEE countries need to boost their potentials for efficient use of energy.
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
“Efficiency First” (E1st) is a fundamental principle applied to policymaking, planning and investment in the energy sector, gaining visibility in European energy and climate policy.
The H2020 project enefirst will help making the E1st principle more concrete and operational, better understand its relevance for energy demand and supply and its broader impacts across sectors and markets, focusing on the buildings sector.
Post date: 7 Dec 2020
According to recent estimates, the construction sector accounts for 40% of the energy consumption and 36% of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe. Decarbonising the building stock has therefore become one of the strategic priorities of the European Union and is among the main pillars of the European Green Deal.
Post date: 10 Nov 2020
EEIP is a free, neutral and open business and policy platform for the energy transition.
At its core is the idea that the energy transition requires more than technical solutions but sound business cases, and that market growth can be accelerated through information and best practice exchange.
Post date: 6 Nov 2020
Rhodoshop projects is an initiative of 6 pioneering municipalities from the Rhodope Region (Banite, Devin, Zlatograd, Nedelino, Smolyan and Chepelare) aiming to assist the local authorities in building technical, economic, legal and administrative expertise for energy efficiency measures by creation of One-stop-shop for investment projects implementation.
Post date: 9 Oct 2020
The NUDGE project has been conceived to unleash the potential of behavioral interventions for long-lasting energy efficiency behavior changes, paving the way to the generalized use of such interventions as a worthy addition to the policy-making toolbox.
Post date: 7 Oct 2020