On 18 November 2015, the European Commission published the first State of the Energy Union Report which shows that much progress has already been made since the adoption of the Energy Union Framework Strategy nine months ago. According to the report, the EU is on track to meet both the 2020 emissions reduction target of 20% and the Kyoto Protocol targets.
Post date: 21 Nov 2015
Post date: 11 Nov 2015
Commission communication in the framework of the implementation of Commission Regulation (EU) No 813/2013 implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to ecodesign requirements for space heaters and combination heaters and of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 811/2013 suppleme
Post date: 5 Nov 2015
On Thursday 22 October 2015, the European Commission, in its monthly package of infringement decisions, requested eleven Member States (Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, and Spain) to ensure the full transposition of the Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU).
Post date: 26 Oct 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
On 13 October 2015, the European Commission adopted a new Work Programme for 2016-17 and will invest almost €16 billion in research and innovation in the next two years under Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation funding scheme.
Post date: 13 Oct 2015
A new instant hot water solution, developed through the EU-funded RAPIDHEAT project, successfully optimised heating and control technologies to develop a lightweight low thermal mass heater that provides full temperature output within two seconds of switch-on.
Post date: 9 Oct 2015
This guide from the European Commission is a useful tool for manufacturers of construction products planning to CE mark their products in the European Union, or seeking advice on a “to-do list”. The guide explains the necessary steps to follow in the following cases:
Post date: 14 Sep 2015
Around half of Europe’s buildings were built before 1975, in an era when energy efficiency, CO2 emissions and energy consumption were not a priority. Now a strong need arises to transform the most energy demanding buildings into energy efficient ones. Insights will be shared during a workshop held at the Warsaw Build Expo.
Post date: 28 Jul 2015
At the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) conference which took place from 15 to 19 June 2015 in Brussels, team members from the C-ENERGY 2020 project presented progress in the energy field under Horizon 2020, as well as the main opportunities and tools available to applicants. Applicants in the field of energy seeking partners
Post date: 17 Jul 2015