energy policy

The aim of the LOCAL4GREEN project is to help local authorities to establish and implement innovative local fiscal policies which are geared towards promoting renewable energy sources in the public-private sector and in homes especially within the framework of the Sustainable Energy Action Plans and the Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans that have been adopted by the municipalities that form part of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy.  
Post date: 21 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

ENLARGE aims to generate and disseminate knowledge on participatory governance -- with focus on sustainable energy -- through a process of dialogue and exchange involving policymakers, civil society actors and practitioners.  
Post date: 20 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

Based on needs assessments and good practices analysis, the PUBLENEF partners developed policy roadmaps in 12 cities and regions from across Europe to implement energy efficiency pathways towards sustainability. In the frame of the European Week of Regions and Cities, a dedicated conference explored the capacity of local and regional authorities to lead the transition to an energy efficient society.
Post date: 14 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

On 13th November European Parliament completed the parliamentary approval of half of the eight legislative proposals in the 2016 Clean Energy for All Europeans package, following the Energy Performance in Buildings Directive, which came into force on 9 July.
Post date: 14 Nov 2018
Type: News

The COMBI project aimed at quantifying the multiple non-energy benefits of energy efficiency in the EU-28 area. It gathered existing approaches and evidence from the EU area and developed modelling approaches. All data is analysable via a graphic online-visualisation tool with data export function: https://combi-project.eu/tool/  
Post date: 31 Oct 2018
Type: Tool

This event is aiming to present and discuss EU energy efficiency policy and different ways to finance energy efficiency investments. It will present opportunities for unlocking the potential for energy efficiency in Germany, France and Austria. Best practice from projects addressing energy efficiency in the buildings, industry and sustainable transport sectors will be shared. Speakers will focus on practical experience in developing, structuring and financing energy efficiency investment programmes. The event will allow time for debate.  
Post date: 26 Oct 2018
Type: Event

Global energy demand grew by 2% in 2017 after two years of low growth. An increase in energy using activities across many countries, regions and sectors outweighed ongoing progress on energy efficiency. Global energy intensity fell by 1.7% in 2017, the smallest annual improvement this decade.  
Post date: 24 Oct 2018
Type: Publication

The EPBD targets are tough but clear enough and it’s now up to member states to enforce these commitments. The risk of the directive being ineffective is high if countries and local authorities do not enforce it correctly.   “The EPBD was only the first step on the road to make our European building stock better,” said the Parliament’s rapporteur on the EPBD, Bendt Bendtsen, during REDay2018, passing symbolically the mantle from EU policymakers to national authorities in charge of implementing it.  
Post date: 24 Oct 2018
Type: News

Overview of the Programme  
Post date: 22 Oct 2018
Type: Event

A workshop on validation of preliminary results of mapping of existing technologies to enhance energy efficiency buildings has been held under the auspices of the Joint Task Force on Energy Efficiency Standards in Buildings as the third meeting of the Joint Task Force.  
Post date: 17 Oct 2018
Type: Publication