This policy paper is a deliverable of the nearly Zero Energy Hotels (neZEH) project. The paper aims at addressing the tourism - energy - buildings nexus for EU policy makers, providing insights of the state of play of the accommodation industries (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises - SMEs) in relation to the building energy efficiency requirements stated in the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED).
Post date: 15 Apr 2016
REMOURBAN a catalyst for low carbon mobility in Tepebasi
The very same day REMOURBAN partners were holding a project meeting in Brussels, the real work on the ground to transform our cities and reduce emissions continued.
Tepebaşı Mayor Ahmet Ataç led the celebrated delivery of four new electric buses and 22 new hybrid vehicles as part of a major boost for mobility plans for the city and region on 9 March.
Post date: 5 Apr 2016
The EU Sustainable Energy Week 2016 (EUSEW 2016) will take place 13 - 17 June 2016, with Energy Days being organised during the whole month of June all across Europe.
Launched in 2006 as an initiative of the European Commission, EUSEW is a month-long annual series of activities across Europe, promoting secure, clean and efficient energy, and connecting policymakers, stakeholders and citizens to achieve climate and energy goals for the Energy Union.
Post date: 12 Jan 2016
Endowed with renewable resources, such as wind, sun, geothermal and hydro, the country is still relying on coal and other fossil fuels to produce its energy. Forward-looking public policies could make the difference and lead to sustainable and less polluted urban areas in the coming decades
Turkey’s energy production for urban areas could be 100% based on renewables within 30 years if appropriate public policy is implemented.
Post date: 24 Dec 2015
New near zero energy buildings are increasingly springing up around Europe, though their impact on reducing the region’s energy consumption will remain a drop in the ocean without a drive to take new technologies to existing building stock
Post date: 4 Dec 2015
ISOBIO project uses low carbon materials for better energy performance in building envelopes to capture the imagination of homebuilders and owners
Post date: 24 Nov 2015
CITy Voices: Councillor Ramsey Milne
Interview with Councillor Ramsey Milne, Aberdeen, Scotland
Why did Aberdeen choose to participate in the CITyFiED project, and how does it fit in with your energy and environment strategy?
Post date: 20 Nov 2015
The European Commission and the European Environment Agency (EEA) in their joint press release of 20 October 2015, state that the European Union is on track towards meeting and overachieving its 2020 target for reducing greenhouse emissions by 20%.
Post date: 20 Oct 2015
This report is the 2015 'Trends and projections' version from the European Environment Agency (EEA), providing an updated assessment of progress made by the European Union (EU) and European countries towards their climate mitigation and energy objectives. It also presents some analysis of the progress made at EU level in meeting longer-term policy objectives, where relevant data are available.
Post date: 20 Oct 2015
Post date: 15 Oct 2015