low carbon

  On 5 July 2016, the European Commission launched three Horizon Prizes to encourage innovation and find solutions to challenges in the area of energy.   Worth a total of €3.25 million and funded under Horizon 2020 -the EU's research and innovation programme- the prizes will reward three innovative approaches:  
Post date: 8 Jul 2016
Type: News

  A number of European NGOs have published two guides on the Energy Efficiency First principle: one explaining what it means and the other what governance structure is needed to realise it.  
Post date: 21 Jun 2016
Type: News

Ten near-term actions the European Commission should take to make Efficiency First a reality   “Efficiency First” (E1st) is the fundamental principle around which the development of the EU’s energy system should be designed. It means considering the potential for efficiency (including energy savings and demand response) in all decision-making related to energy, and prioritising efficiency improvements when they are more cost-effective or valuable than power generation, grids and pipelines and fuel supplies.  
Post date: 21 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

  Driving Competitiveness, Energy Security and Decarbonisation through increased Energy Productivity    
Post date: 21 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

During the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) meeting that took place in San Francisco on 1-2 June 2016, world’s energy and business leaders announced actions to help spur the implementation of Paris Commitments. In this context, a number of new campaigns on energy efficiency and renewable energies were launched to accelerate the global deployment of technologies.  
Post date: 6 Jun 2016
Type: News

  On 2nd June 2016, during the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial meeting in San Francisco, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the US Department of Energy (DoE) signed a collaboration arrangement focused on scientific cooperation on clean energy and energy efficiency.  
Post date: 6 Jun 2016
Type: News

CLEAR stands for Consumers Learn Engage Adopt Renewable Energy Technologies. It is an international project guiding consumers actively through all the stages leading to the purchase of domestic renewable and low-carbon energy technologies, lowering barriers to buying these and raising consumers’ capacity to take informed decisions.  
Post date: 6 Jun 2016
Type: Link

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM EEST  
Post date: 31 May 2016
Type: Event

Initiated by the French association for the development of low carbon buildings (Association pour le développement du Bâtiment Bas Carbone-BBCA), the BBCA label for new office buildings was launched. This voluntary label attests the exemplary nature of the building carbon footprint. 
Post date: 30 May 2016
Type: News

  AMANAC & EMIRI seminar   In the frame of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2016, the AMANAC cluster and the EMIRI Association jointly organise this seminar which will be held at the Résidence Palace, International Press Center, in Brussels, Belgium, on 16 June 2016.  
Post date: 26 May 2016
Type: Event