Smart energy management systems wanted for a large housing provider in the UK; exploring solutions for future energy markets.
Post date: 17 Oct 2018
Post date: 28 Sep 2018
Low carbon economy is a key issue for territorial sustainable development and for EU objectives. In the Mediterranean area, the challenge is to develop solutions adapted to various regional contexts from densely urbanised areas with dense transport networks to remote areas and islands with more limited access to energy resources.
PrioritEE will Prioritize energy efficiency measures in public buildings and will create a decision support tool for regional and local public authorities
Post date: 25 Sep 2018
Modelling scenarios for development of the energy system is highly dependent on the assumptions. An essential input to any modelling exercise are assumptions about the development of technologies - both in terms of performance and costs. While these assumptions have been traditionally developed by the modelling consultants, based on a broad and rigorous literature review, the Commission is increasingly seeking a review of these technologies by stakeholders to make them even more robust and representative of the current projects as well as experts’ and stakeholders’ expectations.
Post date: 25 Sep 2018
Following the guidelines of the measures contained in the Clean Energy for All Europeans package, presented at the end of 2016 by the European Commission, the 2017 National Energy Strategy (NES) confirms the key role of energy efficiency in Italian energy transition path. The NES aims to strengthen energy efficiency policies by facilitating the measures that have the best cost-effectiveness ratio in order to achieve 30% energy savings by 2030 compared to the expected consumption at that date.
Post date: 24 Sep 2018
The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) launched The Carbon-Free Regions Handbook: An Action Guide for States, Provinces, and Regional Governments in collaboration with The Climate Group, as secretariat to the Under2 Coalition.
Designed to place states and regions on an actionable path towards low-carbon economies, the handbook includes significant contributions from the Under2 Coalition and features many of the successful policies being implemented by the governments in the coalition.
Post date: 17 Sep 2018
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a loan of up to 600 million dinars (around 5.1 million euros) to UniCredit, the second-largest bank in Serbia, to enhance its financing of the green economy.
The loan is part of the EBRD’s 85 million-euro Green Economy Financing Facility for the Western Balkans, implemented in partnership with the Secretariat of the Energy Community. The initiative is designed to help local households, housing associations and service providers invest in energy efficiency measures and renewable energy projects.
Post date: 12 Sep 2018
Under the motto “Building consensus for fair and sustainable development”, Argentina’s G20 Presidency will address three new themes: the future of work; infrastructure for development, with enhanced engagement with private sector to reduce the infrastructure deficit; and sustainable food future by improving soils and increasing productivity. G20 economies, through the Energy Transitions Working Group (ETWG), are working together to ensure their respective energy transitions towards cleaner, more flexible and transparent systems.
Post date: 10 Sep 2018
The main objective of BuildUp Web portal is to reap the benefits of Europe's collective intelligence on energy reduction in buildings for all relevant audiences, bringing together new practitioners and professional associations, motivating them to exchange best working practices and knowledge and to transfer tools and resources.
Post date: 5 Sep 2018
This document summarizes the main conclusions of the technical study commissioned and supervised by the European Commission services (DG ENERGY) towards the development of a smart readiness indicator for buildings.
Post date: 4 Sep 2018