IPEEC’s Buildings Energy Efficiency Task Group (BEET) has just released its seventh publication on energy efficiency in the buildings sector, BEET 7, which focuses on zero energy or emissions buildings (ZEBs). While the precise term varies, ZEBs generally refer to highly efficient buildings that use renewable technology to produce as much energy as they consume over the course of a year. The difficulty lies in the variety of metrics used to establish ‘zero’ energy or emissions, in addition to different energy consumption and production boundaries that make direct comparisons hard.
Post date: 10 Sep 2018
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
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
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
The Juncker Commission's contribution to the One Planet Summit, Paris, 12 December 2017
Post date: 16 Dec 2017
Vacuum tube window technology for highly insulating building fabric: An experimental and numerical investigation
Post date: 5 Dec 2017
2017 is the tenth anniversary of SET Plan, the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan that aims to accelerate the development and deployment of low-carbon technologies. This conference will review the progress achieved over the past decade in the transition to a low carbon, innovative energy future and the SET Plan's key role as the technology pillar of EU's energy research and innovation policy.
Post date: 25 Oct 2017
The next EU Energy Day will take place on 16 November 2017 at the Kunstmuseum, in Bonn, Germany, as part of the COP 23 UN Climate Change Conference.
The event will bring together energy policy-makers and industry representatives to discuss the economic aspects of the clean energy transition.
Post date: 17 Oct 2017
Discover the latest innovations in eco-materials for healthy low carbon construction
at the next ISOBIO workshop, hosted by Acciona Construcción on 21 November in Madrid.
Post date: 3 Oct 2017
A Roadmap for Retrofits in Canada: Charting a path forward for large buildings
This report by Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)’s demonstrates the critical role that existing buildings play in realising Canada’s low carbon future. The document aims to empower government and industry with recommendations that drive uptake in building retrofits, introduce a carbon perspective on building performance, and enable the growth of Canada’s clean economy.
Findings include (among others):
Post date: 29 Sep 2017