EU policy

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What is the European Week of Regions and Cities?
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event

THURSDAY 27th SEPTEMBER 2018, 16:00 – 20:00 How do today’s low-carbon successes shape the future of energy? What policy approach is needed to ensure competitiveness in a low-carbon future? How can innovative financing practices boost low-carbon technologies and products? These are some of the questions speakers from the EU institutions, industry, agencies and think tanks will aim to answer.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event

Policy context
Post date: 31 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

The BEEP database was launched in 2012 as part of the work of the IEA’s Sustainable Buildings Centre (SBC). It provides a detailed breakdown of policies for energy efficiency in buildings around the world, including those supporting buildings codes, labels, incentive schemes and zero-energy buildings.
Post date: 25 Jul 2018
Type: Link

This webinar focuses on the share of intermittent wind and solar power in the EU which is increasing. Reaching a low-carbon electricity sector will depend on efficient integration of these energy sources by creating more flexibility, including through generation and demand response as well as the grid. This webinar will outline the challenge; give an overview of the status quo of EU electricity markets and present policy recommendations from the recent Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) Task Force on "Improving the Market for Flexibility in the Electricity Sector".  
Post date: 18 Dec 2017
Type: Event

by Vasileios Ntouros (NKUA)  
Post date: 1 Dec 2017
Type: News

Advancing knowledge in deep retrofit – Remo team attends Sustainable Places during EUSEW (2017) in June   If we are to heed to the message from a WSB2014 report stating “It is impossible to reach desirable climate change scenarios with the current building sector”, then retrofitting must sit squarely on the agenda. But what does it really take to uphold near-zero energy criteria on a district level?
Post date: 7 Sep 2017
Type: News

REHVA position paper on the European Commission proposal of the revised ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF BUILDINGS DIRECTIVE COM(2016)0765     This position paper on the EC proposal for the revised EPBD was published In March 2017, in the 2nd issue of the REHVA Journal.   The REHVA position is grouped into 3 priorities:  
Post date: 31 Aug 2017
Type: Publication

  On 28 July 2017, the European Commission published a new Regulation setting a framework for energy labelling, simplifying and updating the energy efficiency labelling requirements for products sold in the EU, which were included in the Directive 2010/30/EU.  
Post date: 2 Aug 2017
Type: News

REGULATION (EU) 2017/1369 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 4 July 2017 setting a framework for energy labelling and repealing Directive 2010/30/EU    
Post date: 2 Aug 2017
Type: Publication