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Creating an energy efficient mortgage for Europe – A review of the state of play on ‘green’ finance  
Post date: 1 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE, THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS, AND THE EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK - COM(2016) 763 final     Accelerating the transition to a low-carbon competitive economy is both an urgent necessity and a tremendous opportunity for Europe. It is a central challenge of our time. Failure may put our welfare at stake. Success would open unprecedented economic opportunities and new avenues to prosperity, welfare and growth.  
Post date: 31 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

This is the sixth issue of the ZERO-PLUS (Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology) research project newsletter.   Contents include:   4th ZERO-PLUS progress meeting  ZERO-PLUS case studies workshop Release of first annual ZERO-PLUS booklet Change in the Italian case study location Presentation on ZERO-PLUS at conferences EU opportunities Please visit the project’s website to read the full document at the link provided below.  
Post date: 30 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

Heat Roadmap Europe (HRE) added major new features to its energy planning tool, the perfect basis for European governments, businesses, consultants, academics, and planners to make informed decisions about investments in energy efficiency measures and use of untapped alternative energy sources for heating and cooling. The tool will also support the implementation of European climate commitments, ensure wiser investment of public money, reduce costs for consumers, and cut carbon emissions and energy consumption.  
Post date: 29 Oct 2017
Type: Tool

  On 27 October 2017, the European Commission presented the final Work Programme for Horizon 2020, covering the budgetary years 2018, 2019 and 2020.   The 2018-2020 Work Programme builds on the success of Horizon 2020 so far, and takes account of the extensive interim evaluation of the programme. The Work Programme also responds to the European Commission's political priorities and paves the way for its successor programme.  
Post date: 27 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

The European Commission, as part of the "Smart Finance for Smart Buildings" initiative, is organising a series of “Sustainable Energy Investment Forums” (SEI Forums) aiming to enhance the capacity of and co-operation between public and private stakeholders to develop large-scale investment programmes and financing schemes. These Forums will consist of more than 30 events in up to 15 Member States in 2016-2019.  
Post date: 19 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

This publication provides an overview of the most relevant annual energy relatedstatistics for the European Union as a whole and for each of its Member States.   The data contained in this pocketbook is drawn from several sources: from the European Commission’s services, from international organisations such as the European Environment Agency and the International Energy Agency and also from the European Commission’s estimates when other data is unavailable.   The publication is divided into five parts:  
Post date: 5 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

The CHESS SETUP project is designing a solution to provide energy from renewable sources to buildings relying on:  
Post date: 27 Sep 2017
Type: Tool

The EU’s Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Programme supported projects which sought to overcome non-technical barriers to the uptake, implementation and replication of innovative sustainable energy solutions.  
Post date: 22 Sep 2017
Type: Publication

ABRACADABRA PROJECT: Challenges and Opportunities of Add-ons in deep renovation of existing buildings. Past and running projects   
Post date: 19 Sep 2017
Type: Publication