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The City of Freiburg (Germany), the City of Basel (Switzerland) and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability organise the seventh edition of the Local Renewables Conference Series, which will taking place on 26-28 October 2016 in Freiburg (Germany) and Basel (Switzerland). Leading international experts in the field of energy, technology, academia, government and business, offer the opportunity to advance the switch to renewable energy sources at the local and regional level.   The conference programme comprises plenaries, break-out sessions, and study tours:
Post date: 6 Oct 2016
Type: Event

On 13 September 2016, EuroAce reported that the European Parliament Plenary approved an own-initiative report on the Heating & Cooling Strategy (GIEREK Report), calling on the European Commission to focus action on reducing energy use in buildings, especially with regard to the upcoming review of energy efficiency legislation in October.  
Post date: 14 Sep 2016
Type: News

Retrofitting public buildings is crucial to meeting Europe’s energy efficiency goals. But can new knowledge in retrofitting be replicated across the EU   The move to energy efficient buildings is on. Two European directives are gently nudging things along, by requiring that 3% of public buildings be renovated every year and that public buildings be almost energy zero by 2018.
Post date: 12 Sep 2016
Type: News

During EU Sustainable Energy Week 2016 the My Smart City District (MSCD) cluster of 8 projects representing 25 cities across 13 countries came together to deliver five different online seminars in five days on key issues and challenges for smarter, greener towns, cities and districts.  
Post date: 12 Jul 2016
Type: News

Organised by DHC+ Technology Platform, the DHC+ Summer School is designed to provide a clear introduction to the district heating and cooling technology, operational issues, and consumer determinants in evolving energy systems. The purpose of the Summer School is to offer a unique course on district energy combining theoretical lectures with practical application, site visits and networking opportunities.
Post date: 27 Jun 2016
Type: Event

Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič has described 2016 as ‘the year of delivery’ for the Energy Union. As was made clear in the Commission strategy published in February of this year, meeting the objectives of the Energy Union will require a major contribution from the heating and cooling sector in general and district energy in particular.
Post date: 27 Jun 2016
Type: Event

  On 1 June 2016, the Renewable Energy Network for the 21st century (REN21) released the Renewables 2016: Global Status Report, presenting the findings of a thorough study concerning the status of renewables globally by 2015.  The study concludes that 2015 broke records for investment in renewable energy, bringing countries like China, India and Mauritania in the forefront.
Post date: 1 Jun 2016
Type: News

  The new report by the Renewable Energy Network for the 21st century (REN21) presents the findings of a thorough study concerning the status of renewables globally by 2015.   
Post date: 1 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

Food for thought during the EU Sustainable Energy Week: 5 days, 5 key topics, 5 lunch academy webinars   My Smart City District (MSCD) is a group of like-minded European Smart Cities projects representing 8 projects, 25 cities across 13 countries. Together, they are putting on a series of short online seminars – the Lunch Academy – set to take place 11:30-12:15 CET every day of the European Sustainable Energy Week 13-17 June.   
Post date: 1 Jun 2016
Type: News

The purpose of this session, organised in the framework of EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW),  is to showcase specific Smart Specialisation advances in the area of energy (S3PEnergy) as well as to illustrate good examples of key thematic applications (e.g. energy efficiency, heating and cooling, sustainable construction, renewables, advanced manufacturing, etc.).
Post date: 31 May 2016
Type: Event