Great news for energy aficionados! The 15th edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) will be held as a digital event, the first one ever since EUSEW started in 2006.
The biggest event dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe is scheduled to take place from 22 to 26 June 2020, online and under a new theme: Beyond the crisis: clean energy for green recovery and growth.
Post date: 4 Jun 2020
En raison des mesures de confinement du Covid-19, veuillez vérifier le statut et conditions de l'événement sur la page Web des organisateurs.
Congrès Hlm 2020 : réussir une relance responsable
Post date: 3 Jun 2020
Representatives of cities, regions, energy agencies, cooperatives, NGOs, research institutes and Europe’s sustainable energy industry come together to call for an appropriate co-financing rate for CSA projects on sustainable energy.
Post date: 29 May 2020
On the 1st of May, Denmark's Social Democratic Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen, made a crucial announcement that relieved many public housing companies in Denmark: a proposal to activate 30 billion DKK from the Landsbyggefonden (the National Building Fund) to renovation of social housing during 2020-2026. Of these, 18.4 billion DKK (2.4 billion €) will be used to renovate the 72,000-social housing in the fund's support queue. The remaining 11.6 billion DKK (1.5 billion €) will serve future renovations until 2026, with the focus on the green transition.
Post date: 25 May 2020
Many fundamental challenges will remain after the unprecedented disruption caused by COVID-19 and the shift to clean energy is under threat, the World Economic Forum said in an annual report. It pointed to the volatility in energy prices, the drop in demand and the risks that socioeconomic costs prompt changes in the strategy for the sector. The World Economic Forum highlighted the improvements concerning the energy transition in 94 out of 115 states on its list but also expressed concern about environmental sustainability.
Post date: 20 May 2020
Energy transition: new business models to de-risk investments and kick start the EU building renovation wave
Post date: 20 May 2020
12 energy topics under the 2018-2020 Horizon 2020 Work Programme are now open for application. They make available EU funding of €112 million in total.
The topics relate to low carbon energy (check the link below for the full list of topics).
The projects will be selected for funding in a single-stage evaluation.
Post date: 13 May 2020
As recovery packages are developed at EU and national levels, local and regional authorities are urging for a systemic change, putting Climate Action at the core of the COVID 19 Recovery.
In an Open Letter published on May 5th, members of the Covenant of Mayors – Europe Board are calling upon EU decision makers to turn the current crisis into an opportunity for the acceleration of the energy transition towards climate neutrality.
Post date: 11 May 2020
The European Union is facing a great challenge: how to quickly re-build Europe’s economy in the context of COVID-19 while ensuring to keep itself on the path to become climate neutral by 2050.
Against this background, investing in decarbonising buildings is key to reconcile climate objectives and economic recovery, in a virtuous way. Indeed, the renovation wave is one of the key pillars of the European Green Deal, which should be at the core of the post-COVID-19 recovery plan.
Post date: 6 May 2020
The impact of the coronavirus around the world and the resulting turmoil in global markets are dominating global attention. As governments respond to these interlinked crises, they must not lose sight of a major challenge of our time: clean energy transitions.
Post date: 14 Apr 2020