energy transition

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s recent report gave a stark warning that current pledges from governments are not enough to avoid dangerous levels of climate change. In order to avoid this, we need to be aiming for a maximum of 1.5 degrees of warming above pre-industrial levels.  
Post date: 7 Jan 2019
Type: News

The Global Status Report documents the status and trends of key indicators for energy use, emissions, technologies, policies, and investments to track the buildings and construction sector, globally and in key regions. Central findings of this report include:  
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

This short survey is concerned with how municipalities are managing the energy transition.  It is part of a wider EU Horizon 2020 project: mPOWER - Municipal Action, Public Engagement and Routes Towards Energy Transition. While there are many innovative ideas (including remunicipalisation) that have led to more equitable, just and democratic energy policies, there is a need to replicate these local success stories and share more widely.
Post date: 27 Sep 2018
Type: Link

The generation of renewable energy (RE) is an increasingly relevant topic in many countries for a multitude of reasons, and the challenges related to its integration into existing energy systems are becoming more and more evident.
Post date: 29 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

IPEEC is an autonomous partnership of nations founded in 2009 by the Group of Eight (G8) to promote collaboration on energy efficiency. Its membership now includes 17 of the Group of 20 (G20) economies, which represent over 80% of global energy use and over 80% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (OECD, 2015). IPEEC is the lead coordinating organisation for the G20 Energy Efficiency Leading Programme.  
Post date: 29 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

The Ninth International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development (the Ninth Forum) provides once again the opportunity to reflect on the implications of the fast-paced energy transition that has become the new normal. As technological innovation and decarbonisation pathways cannot do without social innovation and change, the Ninth Forum seeks to discuss lingering and new challenges and agree on ambitious and concrete measures to close the gap between action and ambition.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event

European Utility Week is your platform for achieving a fully integrated and interconnected electricity system and market in Europe. We host the environment for all key players in the smart energy ecosystem to come together and discuss European strategy to achieve a smooth transition towards a low carbon energy supply. This is reflected throughout the event from the exhibition, where we work with the most valuable solution providers, to addressing the key business challenges in the Summit programme.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event

BY&FORCITIZENS conference on “Smart Regeneration of Cities and Regions” will provide a forum to gain comprehensive insights into the opportunities and challenges conferred by further development of Smart Cities and Communities initiatives across Europe. The overall aim is to review and better understand the steps that city leaders, delegates, policymakers and other relevant stakeholders around Europe take to transform their cities into great and attractive places in which to live and work, creating strong local ecosystems.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event

This paper provides a framework for companies seeking to demonstrate leadership in the transition towards a clean energy economy powered by 100% renewable electricity. It draws on best practice already being implemented by leading companies working to source 100% renewable electricity as part of RE100, an initiative led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP. The paper provides specific recommendations, informed by the RE100 Technical Advisory Group, that guide corporate buyers on how to have as much impact and influence as possible.
Post date: 20 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

The International Energy Agency’s newly-enhanced Tracking Clean Energy Progress provides a comprehensive and rigorous assessment of a full range of energy technologies and sectors that are critical in a global clean-energy transition. It includes the most up-to-date information for where technologies are today and where they need to be according to the IEA’s Sustainable Development Scenario, a pathway to reach the Paris Agreement well below 2°C climate goal, deliver universal energy access and significantly lower air pollution.
Post date: 30 Jul 2018
Type: Link