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The GRETA project aims at demonstrating the potential of shallow geothermal energy in the Alpine Space. This kind of tools helps fostering the integration of this technology into future energy plans at different administrative levels.  
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

To know more about it, join its closing events in Brussels on 6-7 February 2019.  
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

The unique feature of adaptive facades is their capability to adapt physical properties (i.e. thermooptical, structural, etc.) in a reversible way as a response to and/or to adjust to transient boundary conditions (either external, such as climate, or internal, such as occupants’ requirements), in order to respond to changing priorities (i.e. minimizing the building energy use, maximizing the use of natural light, etc.). The term ‘adaptive’ is often synonym to ‘responsive’, ‘dynamic’, ‘switchable’, ‘smart’, ‘active’ etc.
Post date: 29 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

The SET Plan promotes cooperation amongst EU countries, companies, research institutions and the EU itself. It has confirmed its role as a platform for knowledge exchange and for partnership creation, evolving and adapting to address low-carbon technologies holistically. Through this process, it has put forward a specific vision for each technology area through setting ambitious targets to be reached in the next decade(s) to place Europe at the forefront of the next generation of low-carbon energy technologies and of energy efficiency.
Post date: 28 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

The purpose of this report is to help public authorities who are responsible either for implementing and monitoring Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) or for devising PPP policy to define and plan ex-ante those performance indicators that will demonstrate that the objectives of the PPP have been accomplished, together with the data required as supporting evidence.  
Post date: 27 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

ENERINVEST aims to become the Spanish National Platform for financing Sustainable Energy Projects. A reference platform for consulting, meeting and dialogue among the main stakeholders in sectors involved. Technical, legal and financial solutions are offered to energy efficiency projects and renewable energies, promoted by both the public and private sectors.  
Post date: 26 Nov 2018
Type: Tool

The aim of the LOCAL4GREEN project is to help local authorities to establish and implement innovative local fiscal policies which are geared towards promoting renewable energy sources in the public-private sector and in homes especially within the framework of the Sustainable Energy Action Plans and the Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans that have been adopted by the municipalities that form part of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy.  
Post date: 21 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

The clean energy transition represents a key opportunity for public authorities, investors and businesses to unlock financing for Smart Buildings and address the needs of European citizens while driving the energy transition forward.  
Post date: 20 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

Within H2020 guarantEE project, 14 experienced partners will develop innovative business and financing models for performance-based ESCO (Energy Service COmpanies) projects. For rented facilities, the aim is to develop and test solutions adequately sharing costs and benefits between user, building owner and ESCO (triple-win approach).  
Post date: 20 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

ENLARGE aims to generate and disseminate knowledge on participatory governance -- with focus on sustainable energy -- through a process of dialogue and exchange involving policymakers, civil society actors and practitioners.  
Post date: 20 Nov 2018
Type: Publication