By Heike Erhorn-Kluttig (Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics)
Post date: 11 Dec 2017
This report, by the ABRACADABRA H2020 project, presents the attractiveness of a new renovation strategy based on volumetric Add-ons and Renewable Energy Sources (AdoRES) intended as one (or a set of) Assistant Building unit(s) - like aside or façade additions, rooftop extensions or even an entire new building construction - that “adopt” the existing buildings (the Assisted Buildings) to achieve nearly zero energy standards.
Post date: 8 Dec 2017
More than €140 million, from industry and the public-private partnership Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) will fund two projects, ene.field and PACE, aimed at the mass-scale deployment of fuel cell micro-cogeneration for residential heating and electricity.
Post date: 21 Nov 2017
The International Energy Research Centre (IERC) has been selected by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 initiative to coordinate a €2m research project on the development of new business models in energy efficiency and demand response programmes.
Post date: 30 Aug 2017
START2ACT project launches first chapter of interactive e-learning on energy efficiency
Post date: 24 Aug 2017
The Horizon 2020 funded project PRODESA (Energy Efficiency Project Development For South Attica) aims to assist seven major municipalities in Athens Metropolitan Area to launch showcase energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, utilising innovative financial tools and attracting private investments.
More specifically the project’s objectives include:
Post date: 15 Aug 2017
The energy transition – a great piece of work
Innovation Through Research
Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency: Projects and Results of Research Funding in 2015
Post date: 8 Aug 2017
Die Energiewende – ein gutes Stück Arbeit
Innovation durch Forschung
Erneuerbare Energien und Energieeffizienz: Projekte und Ergebnisse der Forschungsförderung 2016
Post date: 8 Aug 2017
Balancing energy production and consumption in energy efficient smart neighbourhoods
The e-balance project, funded under the FP7-ICT programme of the EU, aims at integrating the energy customers into the future smart-grids in order to address future environmental problems with holistic technical solutions based on ICT, new business models and citizens’ behaviour under real world conditions.
Post date: 1 Aug 2017
“Compact REtrofit Advanced Thermal Energy storage - An economically affordable, compact and loss-free heat battery for existing buildings.
Post date: 28 Jul 2017